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

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

.RAGLEY 2 SOUTH TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCTOBER 31 2013
START TIME:             1002 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         2 SSW RAGLEY / BEAUREGARD PARISH / LA 
START LAT/LON:          30.4829 / -93.2413

END DATE:               OCTOBER 31 2013
END TIME:               1004 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.4 SE RAGLEY / BEAUREGARD PARISH / LA 
END_LAT/LON:            30.4903 / -93.2011

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO BEGAN ALONG HOFFPAUIR ROAD AND CROSSED 
HIGHWAY 171 BEFORE DISSIPATING NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF FOREMAN AND 
NEWT HODGES ROADS. DAMAGE ALONG THE PATH OCCURRED ONLY TO TREES.

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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