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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSLCH Received: 2017-01-05 23:50 UTC


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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
550 PM CST Thu Jan 5 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 01/02/2017 Tornado Event - Update #1

...This is a list of additional tornadoes confirmed...

.Rayburn Country Tornado...

Rating:                   EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:      105 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    2.6 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     100 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               January 2 2017 
Start time:               903 AM CST
Start location:           10 NNW Jasper, Jasper County, TX
Start Lat/Lon:            31.0707/-94.0210

End date:                 January 2 2017
End time:                 904 AM CST
End location:             11 N Jasper, Jasper County, Texas
End_lat/lon:              31.0870/-93.9824

Survey Summary:
A tornado touched down in the Rayburn Country community, blowing
down multiple trees on the golf course and surrounding properties.
The tornado ended at US Hwy 96.

.Backwoods Beach Tornado...

Rating:                   EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:      105 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    2.6 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     100 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               January 2 2017 
Start time:               944 AM CST
Start location:           4 SE Trout Creek, Newton County, TX
Start Lat/Lon:            30.5821/-93.7580

End date:                 January 2 2017
End time:                 945 AM CST
End location:             4 ESE Trout Creek, Newton County, TX
End_lat/lon:              30.6012/-93.7209

Survey Summary:
A tornado touched down near the Backwoods Beach community. An eyewitness
watched it move across the lakes before it snapped multiple pine trees
around the beach, blocking roads but missing the buildings.

.Foster Tee/North Foster Road Tornado...

Rating:                   EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:      105 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    1.2 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     50 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               January 2 2017 
Start time:               1017 AM CST
Start location:           2 N Oretta, Beauregard Parish, LA
Start Lat/Lon:            30.5618/-93.4362

End date:                 January 2 2017
End time:                 1018 AM CST
End location:             3 NNE Oretta, Beauregard Parish, LA
End_lat/lon:              30.5638/-93.4161

Survey Summary:
A tornado touched down along Highway 27 north of Oretta, blowing
down several trees. It moved across a wooded field and snapped
several trees along Foster Tee and North Foster Road. Some of the
trees landed on homes and caused damage. A barn/garage had part of
its metal roof ripped off.

.Longville Tornado...

Rating:                   EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:      105 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    4.6 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     100 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               January 2 2017 
Start time:               1030 AM CST
Start location:           6 SW Longville, Beauregard Parish, LA
Start Lat/Lon:            30.5567/-93.3157

End date:                 January 2 2017
End time:                 1032 AM CST
End location:             3 S Longville, Beauregard Parish, LA
End_lat/lon:              30.5560/-93.2378

Survey Summary:
A tornado touched down in a rural area south of Longville, snapping
pine trees along the way. One barn had part of its metal roof pulled
off.

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