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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
614 PM CDT FRI MAY 10 2013

...NWS STORM SURVEY FOR STORM DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED FRIDAY
MAY 10 2013...

...A LINE OF STORMS MOVED ACROSS NORTHERN SECTIONS OF CAMERON PARISH 
PRODUCING AN EF-0 TORNADO. BELOW IS THE PRELIMINARY SUMMARY OF THE 
TORNADO...

.TORNADO 1: SWEET LAKE LA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.85 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             05/10/13 
START TIME:             01:45 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 MILE E OF GLHS/SWEET LAKE/LA 
START LAT/LON:          30.016/-93.171

END DATE:               05/10/13
END TIME:               01:46 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.7 MILES ESE OF GLHS/SWEET LAKE/LA
END_LAT/LON:            30.007/-93.161

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST NORTH OF HIGHWAY 384 NEAR LUCY LANE 
AND SNAPPED NUMEROUS BRANCHES AND DOWNED SEVERAL SMALL TREES ALONG 
THE PATH. MINOR DAMAGE TO THE ROOFING OF ONE HOME OCCURRED ALONG 
HIGHWAY 384 AND TO A FEW HOMES ALONG CLYDES AND CLYDE OLIVERS LANES. 
THE TORNADO ENDED NORTH OF T JOHNS ROAD JUST EAST OF TANS ROAD.  

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA. 

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