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PNSLCH
TXZ259-020845-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
333 PM CDT FRI NOV 1 2013

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/31/13 TORNADO EVENT...

.JASPER TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCTOBER 31 2013
START TIME:             600 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         5 S JASPER / JASPER COUNTY / TX
START LAT/LON:          30.8451 / -93.9827

END DATE:               OCTOBER 31 2013
END TIME:               602 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 S JASPER / JASPER COUNTY / TX
END_LAT/LON:            30.8602 / -93.9728

SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON TX COUNTY ROAD 303...
MOVED NORTH-NORTHEAST AND CROSSED US HIGHWAY 96...BEFORE ENDING
NEAR TX COUNTY ROAD 302. QUITE A FEW LARGE PINE TREES WERE
SNAPPED...SOME LANDING ON HOUSES AND OTHER BUILDINGS ON A RANCH.
ONE LARGE BUILDING WAS PUSHED 25 FEET OFF ITS PILINGS.

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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ERICKSON