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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
818 PM CST Sat Jan 11 2020

...NWS Damage Survey for January 10-11 Severe Weather Event...

.Tornado # 1 - Nacogdoches County, TX...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    100 mph
Path Length /statute/:  2.14 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   160.0 yards
Fatalities:             1
Injuries:               1

Start Date:             01/10/2020
Start Time:             11:33 PM CST
Start Location:         6 WSW Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          31.5832 / -94.7558

End Date:               01/10/2020
End Time:               11:36 PM CST
End Location:           4 WSW Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            31.5855 / -94.7197

Summary: The tornado touched down along CR-723 just south of
FM-225 where it broke several large branches in a field of trees.
The tornado headed east-northeast from there where it crossed
FM-225 and paralleled the north side of FM-225. It knocked over a
number of trees and broke several more large branches as it
continued to the east-northeast. The tornado downed a large tree
onto a mobile home along Sweat Circle, a private road off of
FM-225, where a fatality occurred along with one injury. The
tornado crossed CR-722 and Russelville Road where it did more tree
damage and minor damage to homes. The tornado continued to the
east-northeast where it crossed CR-719 and several private
properties damaging a few more trees before lifting near Floyd
Harvin Road.

A special thanks goes out to the Nacogdoches County Emergency 
Management office for their assistance in locating damage on the 
survey.

.Tornado # 2 - Northwest Louisiana...

Rating:                 EF2
Estimated Peak Wind:    135 mph
Path Length /statute/:  40.63 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   300.0 yards
Fatalities:             2
Injuries:               1

Start Date:             01/11/2020
Start Time:             01:24 AM CST
Start Location:         6 SE Bossier City / Bossier Parish / LA
Start Lat/Lon:          32.4571 / -93.5875

End Date:               01/11/2020
End Time:               02:05 AM CST
End Location:           5 N Arcadia / Claiborne Parish / LA
End Lat/Lon:            32.6218 / -92.9337

Summary: The tornado initially touched just south of Barksdale 
Air Force Base off of Sligo Rd in southern Bossier Parish. There,  
it snapped and uprooted hundreds of softwood and hardwood trees 
and damaged several car ports and outbuildings. The tornado then 
crossed the far southeast corner of Barksdale AFB which was not 
yet surveyed. After the tornado exited the corner of Barksdale 
AFB it strengthened south of Haughton to produce its most 
significant damage, completely destroying a single wide 
manufactured home and a double wide manufactured home off of Davis
Rd. Two fatalities occurred in the double wide with an injury in 
the single wide. The storm continued on to produce roof damage and
uproot and snap trees which fell into homes in southeastern 
Bossier Parish. The damage was most concentrated along James Lane.

After the tornado crossed into Webster Parish, it downed hundreds
of trees near Doyline and Sibley before it damaged a metal barn 
structure, the roof of a home, and destroyed a shed on Wallraven 
Road north of Dubberly. Just before the storm crossed I-20 
between exits 49 and 52, it developed a much wider swath of 
straight line winds with its rearflank downdraft just south of the
tornado damage. After it crossed I-20 southeast of Minden, the 
tornado then rolled a single wide trailer and damaged roofs on two
structures before it moved into Claiborne Parish. 

The tornado touched down intermittently throughout much of 
southern Claiborne Parish, passing south of Athens. It produced 
partial roof damage on approximately a half dozen chicken houses 
and shingle and partial roof damage to several other 
structures. Along the path, trees fell on homes, producing damage
that could not be rated since it occurred from the impact of the
trees and not the direct impacts of the wind. In addition, 
widespread straight line winds estimated at 90-100 mph along the 
path of the tornado led to extensive tree damage.  

A special thanks goes out to the Bossier, Webster, and Claiborne 
Offices of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for their
assistance in locating damage on the survey.  

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 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

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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