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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE LA
401 PM CDT FRI APR 12 2013

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/11/13 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE...
CORRECTED FOR EF RATING

.UPDATE...EXTENDED TRACK FOR START AND END POINTS AND EDITED WIDTH.

.OVERVIEW...A WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON A INTERMITTENT PATH JUST 
            SOUTH OF THE SLIDELL AIRPORT. A FEW LARGE TREES WERE 
            SNAPPED OR UPROOTED...LARGE TREE LIMBS SNAPPED...AND 
            POWER LINES KNOCKED DOWN BY FALLEN TREES AND LIMBS. MINOR
            TO MODERATE ROOF DAMAGE OCCURRED TO SEVERAL 
            HOUSES...ALONG WITH SOME SIDING BLOWN OFF AND FENCES 
            BLOWN DOWN. MOST OF THE DAMAGE WAS IN THE EF0 
            RANGE...WITH ISOLATED LOW END EF1 DAMAGE. 

.SLIDELL TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    88 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   220 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             APR_11_2013 
START TIME:             0105 PM_CDT
START LOCATION:         3 SE LACOMBE_/_ST TAMMANY_/_LA
START LAT/LON:          30.278044_/_-89.892111

END DATE:               APR_11_2013
END TIME:               0114_PM_CDT
END LOCATION:           2 E SLIDELL AIRPORT_/_ST TAMMANY_/_LA
END_LAT/LON:            30.353379_/_-89.773901

SURVEY_SUMMARY: FAIRLY STRAIGHT PATH WITH CONSISTENT INDICATIONS FROM 
START TO FINISH. UNABLE TO ASCERTAIN ANY CONTINUATION IN THE TOWN OF PEARL 
RIVER. 

[OPTIONAL] 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. SEVERAL LOCATIONS HAD TREE DEBRIS NEARLY 1/8TH MILE 
WIDE ALONG HIGHWAY 190...INTERSTATE 12 AND AIRPORT DRIVE IN SLIDELL.

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