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

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

.RAGLEY 6 SOUTH TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   150 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCTOBER 31 2013
START TIME:             1002 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         6.6 S RAGLEY / BEAUREGARD PARISH / LA 
START LAT/LON:          30.4173 / -93.2448

END DATE:               OCTOBER 31 2013
END TIME:               1009 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           5.25 ESE RAGLEY / BEAUREGARD PARISH / LA
END_LAT/LON:            30.4906 / -93.148

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO BEGAN 0.6 MILES WEST OF HIGHWAY 171 
ALONG CAMP EDGEWOOD ROAD AND TRAVELED NORTHEAST ACROSS HIGHWAY 171, 
THEN PASSING THE EAST END OF GAYTINE ROAD, PASSING FOREMAN AND 
HUNTER ROADS, AND THEN DISSIPATING NEAR BOGGY CREEK AT TEXAS EASTERN 
ROAD. MANY LARGE TREES WERE SNAPPED ALONG THE PATH INCLUDING 
HARDWOODS. ONE OUT BUILDING HAD METAL SHEET ROOFING REMOVED ALONG 
GAYTINE. MULTIPLE HOUSES ALONG FOREMAN AND HUNTER ROADS HAD SHINGLE 
AND METAL ROOFING REMOVED.

THIS TORNADO WAS GENERATED FROM THE SAME PARENT MESO THAT SPAWNED 
THE DEQUINCY 7S TORNADO.

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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