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Flood Warning

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

Expires 7:04 AM EDT on May 03, 2016


The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Little Cypress bayou at Ore City.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.


Lat... Lon 3279 9494 3267 9470 3264 9470 3266 9477 3274 9491





826 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

... The Flood Warning extended until Tuesday morning... the Flood
Warning continues for
the rabbit creek at Kilgore.
* Until Tuesday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
tomorrow evening.


Lat... Lon 3233 9499 3242 9489 3245 9479 3242 9478 3230 9498




826 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Cypress bayou near Jefferson.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 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 17.0 feet by
early Wednesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... moderate to severe lowland flooding will
continue for several more days.


Lat... Lon 3267 9470 3266 9448 3276 9427 3273 9425 3260 9459




824 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River at Longview.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 28.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.3 feet by
tomorrow evening then begin falling.
* Impact... at 35.0 feet... expect severe flooding of several thousand
acres of river bottom along with Petroleum equipment, secondary
roadways, and several structures. Preparations should be completed
for a major flooding event.


Lat... Lon 3251 9490 3246 9471 3241 9458 3238 9458 3244 9490




824 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Gladewater.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 36.2 feet by
Thursday evening. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... expect moderate to severe flooding with some
secondary roadways near the river to be closed. Also homes will be
threatened with flooding and preparations should be completed for a
major flood.


Lat... Lon 3257 9509 3251 9490 3245 9491 3251 9501 3253 9508




824 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sabine River near Beckville.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:45 PM Saturday the stage was 30.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 31.3 feet by
early Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 30.0 feet... expect moderate to severe flooding of the
lowland floodplain for the next several days.


Lat... Lon 3241 9458 3238 9434 3219 9419 3219 9428 3230 9458




Local Storm Report



04/30/2016 0345 am

3 miles NE of Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            The Highway 259 bypass ramp was closed due to flooding.
            Traffic was detoured to FM 349.





04/30/2016 0345 am

1 miles NW of Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            Highway 42 north of Highway 31 at rabbit creek was
            closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0345 am

3 miles NE of Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            The Highway 259 bypass ramp was closed due to flooding.
            Traffic was detoured to FM 349.





04/30/2016 0345 am

3 miles NE of Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            The Highway 259 bypass ramp was closed due to flooding.
            Traffic was detoured to FM 349.





04/30/2016 0400 am

4 miles SW of Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Texas 31 north of I-20. Water over Road several inches
            deep... Road closed





04/30/2016 0345 am

1 miles NW of Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            Highway 42 north of Highway 31 at rabbit creek was
            closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0345 am

1 miles NW of Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            Highway 42 north of Highway 31 at rabbit creek was
            closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0400 am

4 miles SW of Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Texas 31 north of I-20. Water over Road several inches
            deep... Road closed





04/30/2016 0400 am

4 miles SW of Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Texas 31 north of I-20. Water over Road several inches
            deep... Road closed





04/30/2016 0740 am

4 miles SW of Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Texas 31 north if i20 water over Road several inches
            deep... Road closed





04/30/2016 0740 am

4 miles SW of Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Texas 31 north if i20 water over Road several inches
            deep... Road closed





04/30/2016 0740 am

4 miles SW of Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by NWS employee.


            Texas 31 north if i20 water over Road several inches
            deep... Road closed





04/30/2016 0244 am

Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            High water along Turkey Creek... flooding throughout
            city... evacuations at sceyne street... horeshoe
            street... dwain St. Trees down and power lines down in
            city





04/30/2016 0244 am

Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            High water along Turkey Creek... flooding throughout
            city... evacuations at sceyne street... horeshoe
            street... dwain St. Trees down and power lines down in
            city





04/30/2016 0244 am

Kilgore, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            High water along Turkey Creek... flooding throughout
            city... evacuations at sceyne street... horeshoe
            street... dwain St. Trees down and power lines down in
            city





04/30/2016 0206 am

1 miles SSE of Clarksville , Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Hwy 80 at devernia flooded and closed, vehicle slid off
            Road and became partially submerged.





04/30/2016 0206 am

1 miles SSE of Clarksville , Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Hwy 80 at devernia flooded and closed, vehicle slid off
            Road and became partially submerged.





04/30/2016 0114 am

Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported at George Richie Road





04/30/2016 0114 am

Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported at George Richie Road





04/30/2016 0114 am

Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported on Road 1844





04/30/2016 0114 am

Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported on Road 1844





04/30/2016 0114 am

Longview, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding reported on Road 1844





04/30/2016 0114 AM

GLADEWATER, Gregg County.

FLASH FLOOD, reported by LAW ENFORCEMENT.


            ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING 135 CLOSED 1 MILE SOUTH OF
            271




04/30/2016 0114 am

Gladewater, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Road closed due to flooding 135 closed 1 mile south of
            271





04/30/2016 0114 am

Gladewater, Gregg County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Road closed due to flooding 135 closed 1 mile south of
            271



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:47 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.

.Tornado # 3 in northern Smith County in Lindale...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 110-115 mph
path length /statute/: 1 mile
path width /maximum/: 400 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 5:50 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile south of the Lindale town center
start lat/lon: 32.4991/-95.4076

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 5:54 PM CDT
end location: 1/2 mile southeast of the Lindale town center
end_lat/lon: 32.5105/-95.4008

Survey summary: the tornado began just west of US-69 near the
intersection of US-69 and mayor street. Initial damage was to
trees and minor roof damage to homes... but as the tornado crossed
US-69 it caused major damage to the hibbett sports and dollar tree
stores on the east side of US-69. The tornado moved northeast
causing tree and roof damage in subdivisions between US-69 and CR
431. The tornado began to lift near the intersection of CR 431 and
Pierce street.

.Tornado # 4 in northern Smith County east of Lindale...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 120-125 mph
path length /statute/: 6.25 miles
path width /maximum/: 1/2 mile
fatalities: 0
injuries: 2

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 5:55 PM CDT
start location: 2.5 miles se of Lindale
start lat/lon: 32.5007/-95.3712

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 6:04 PM CDT
end location: 7.62 mile NE of Lindale
end_lat/lon: 32.5581/-95.2877

Survey_summary: this survey is not complete. Repeating... this
survey is not complete. The tornado was a part of a multi-vortex
tornadic supercell beginning near the intersections of CR 499 and
CR 4100. The tornado travelled northeast causing numerous damage
mainly to trees along its path. The storm became strongest between
FM 16 and FM 2710... where a cell phone tower... a house... and two
Mobile homes sustained major damage from estimated EF2 winds. The
survey team ended the survey on CR 323 north FM 2710 and just shy
of The Wood County line. The survey team will return to complete
the survey on Sunday.

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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Washington - Record Report
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