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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:28 PM CDT on April 26, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 04/24/15 tornado event...

.Bancroft tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 100 mph
path length /statute/: 12.3 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 24 2015
start time: 1220 PM
start location: 6 se call / Newton / TX
start lat/lon: 30.5763 / -93.7917

End date: Apr 24 2015
end time: 1232 PM
end location: 2 NW fields / Beauregard / la
end_lat/lon: 30.5399 / -93.5892

Survey_summary: an EF1 tornado uprooted or snapped numerous trees across
parts of Newton County Texas south of Trout Creek... crossed the Sabine
River... and did similar damage near Bancroft... before dissipating
before it reached fields. At least one home had a tree fall on it near
Bancroft.

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.


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