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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:26 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 9:25 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Black Cypress Bayou at Jefferson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 14.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.5 feet by
Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... expect moderate to severe lowland flooding
with some secondary roadways near The Bayou facing flooding.


Lat... Lon 3297 9448 3275 9425 3275 9433 3278 9440 3289 9450




825 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sulphur river near Naples.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 am Saturday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.5 feet by
Tuesday morning. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... expect the boat ramp to completely
inundated.


Lat... Lon 3331 9466 3328 9456 3330 9447 3324 9462 3326 9466




817 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Cypress bayou at Caddo Lake.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Saturday the stage was 172.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 172.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 178.0 feet by
early Tuesday morning. Additional rises remain possible
thereafter.
* Impact... at 178.0 feet... near record flooding of several hundred
homes including several stilted homes. Homeowners should be
prepared for severe flooding.


Lat... Lon 3278 9418 3281 9400 3270 9392 3266 9404 3267 9412




Local Storm Report



04/30/2016 0135 am

Hughes Springs, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Several high water rescues across the city. Families
            are being evacuated to the civic center.





04/30/2016 0240 am

6 miles SSW of Atlanta, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported on Hwy 43 impassable several
            locations between bivings and Kildare Junction.





04/30/2016 0153 am

Hughes Springs, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Ties off the train track going through Hughes Springs
            are washing out into the street





04/30/2016 0153 am

Hughes Springs, Cass County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Ties off the train track going through Hughes Springs
            are washing out into the street



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:26 PM CDT on April 30, 2016


... NWS damage survey for 04/29/2016 tornado event...

.Tornado # 1 in southern Harrison County...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 5.65 miles
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 10:21 PM CDT
start location: 13.5 miles south-southeast of Marshall
start lat/lon: 32.3490/-94.2631

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 10:33 PM CDT
end location: 12.0 miles southeast of Marshall
end_lat/lon: 32.4100/-94.2003

Survey summary: the tornado began in extreme southern Harrison
just south of County Road 1311... where it twisted and uprooted
numerous trees. It continued north-northeast and passed just east
of County Road 1320... where it began to move more northeast. It
traveled to the northeast in parallel with Caney Creek and lifted just
west of County Road 1207. All along the path the tornado twisted
several tree trunks... knocked over numerous trees... and uprooted
many more.

.Tornado # 2 in eastern Harrison County...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 5.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 10:46 PM CDT
start location: 4.0 miles northwest of Waskom
start lat/lon: 32.5287/-94.1199

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 10:59 PM CDT
end location: 8.4 miles north of Waskom
end_lat/lon: 32.6039/-94.0770

Survey summary: the tornado touched down along and east of County
Road 2705 and just north of FM 134... where it uprooted several trees.
It traveled north-northeast where it severely damaged two Mobile homes
along Bennett Road off of County Road 2705. It continued north-northeast
where it caused scattered tree and powerline damage along FM 9. It
continued further northeast... where it snapped and uprooted several
more tree along FM 1999 before lifting.

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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