330  
NOUS44 KSHV 120300  
PNSSHV  
ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-  
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-121500-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
1000 PM CDT WED MAY 11 2016  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 9 2016 SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS
 
 
   
UPDATE
 
ADDITIONAL STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE FOUND IN RED  
RIVER AND BOWIE COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...  
   
TORNADO #1 IN BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85-95 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 390 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: MAY 9 2016  
START TIME: 859 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 0.21 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL  
START LAT/LON: 33.6108 / -94.6584  
 
END DATE: MAY 9 2016  
END TIME: 903 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 2.2 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL  
END LAT/LON: 33.6399 / -94.6522  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG FM 2735 JUST EAST OF  
HIGHWAY 259 BEFORE LIFTING ALONG CR 3313. ALTHOUGH THE PRIMARY  
DAMAGE WAS SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES, ONE HOME HAD MINOR  
SIDING LOSS AND ONE OUTBUILDING WAS DAMAGED.  
   
TORNADO #2 IN BOWIE COUNTY TEXAS
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85-95 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.25 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 120 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: MAY 9 2016  
START TIME: 906 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3.44 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL  
START LAT/LON: 33.6413 / -94.6154  
 
END DATE: MAY 9 2016  
END TIME: 907 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 3.55 MILES NORTHEAST OF SPRING HILL  
END LAT/LON: 33.6434 / -94.6153  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AND LIFTED ALONG CR 3303 SNAPPING  
AND UPROOTING SEVERAL TREES.  
 
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  
   
STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE IN NORTHERN RED RIVER COUNTY
 
 
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80-90 MPH  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
EVENT DATE: MAY 9 2016  
EVENT TIME: 809 PM CDT  
LOCATION: 8.66 MILES NORTH OF CLARKSVILLE  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: TWO TREES WERE UPROOTED ALONG HIGHWAY 37  
APPROXIMATELY BETWEEN 8 AND 9 MILES NORTH OF CLARKSVILLE.  
 
.STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE IN RED RIVER COUNTY WEST OF  
CLARKSVILLE...  
 
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85-95 MPH  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
EVENT DATE: MAY 9 2016  
EVENT TIME: 8:56 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 6.4 MILES WEST OF CLARKSVILLE  
END LOCATION: SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF CLARKSVILLE  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: A SWATH OF SPORADIC STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE  
WAS FOUND EXTENDING FROM WEST OF CLARKSVILLE ALONG CR 1245 AND  
CR 1286 EASTWARD INTO SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE CITY OF CLARKSVILLE.  
MOST OF THE DAMAGE CONSISTED OF SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES. A  
FEW ISOLATED INSTANCES OF SHINGLE LOSS AND MINOR ROOF DAMAGE WAS  
FOUND WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF CLARKSVILLE.  
 
.STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE IN BOWIE COUNTY FROM NEAR HOOKS  
TO NEAR NASH...  
 
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90-100 MPH  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
EVENT DATE: MAY 9 2016  
EVENT TIME: 1043 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 1 MILE EAST NORTHEAST OF HOOKS  
END LOCATION: 1 MILE NORTH OF NASH  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE STARTED APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE  
EAST NORTHEAST OF HOOKS AND CONTINUED ALMOST TO LEARY. SEVERAL TREES  
WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. A NUMBER OF HOMES LOST SHINGLES, WITH ONE  
MOBILE HOME LOSING AN ENTIRE ROOF STRUCTURE SUSPENDED OVER THE HOME.  
SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
 
THIS DAMAGE PATH CONTINUED EASTWARDS TOWARDS TEXARKANA. SOME OF THE  
MOST CONCENTRATED DAMAGE OCCURRED ALONG FM 2148, CR 2213, NORTH  
KINGS HIGHWAY, AND ALONG INTERSTATE 30 BETWEEN LEARY AND NASH.  
NUMEROUS VERY LARGE HARDWOOD TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED. ONE  
VERY LARGE TREE FELL ONTO A HOUSE CAUSING MAJOR DAMAGE TO THE  
STRUCTURE. THE FRONT FACE OF A PAINT STORE WAS BLOWN AWAY WHEN THE  
WINDS HIT TWO PILLARS OF THE FACADE WHICH EXTENDED SEVERAL FEET  
ABOVE THE ROOF AND WAS COMPLETELY EXPOSED TO THE HIGH WINDS. PEAK  
WIND GUSTS IN THIS AREA WERE ESTIMATED TO BE BETWEEN 90 AND 100 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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