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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:02 PM CDT on April 26, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Monday morning through Monday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Louisiana and Texas...
including the following areas... in Louisiana... Acadia...
Allen... Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline...
Iberia... Jefferson Davis... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... St.
Landry... St. Mary... upper St. Martin... Vermilion and West
Cameron. In Texas... Jefferson... Orange... southern Jasper and
southern Newton.

* From Monday morning through Monday evening

* numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
tonight over Texas and progress east across the area Monday.
Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected with locally
higher amounts of up to 6 inches possible

* areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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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