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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
110 AM CST TUE JAN 5 2016  
 
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR DECEMBER 27 2015 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
..UPDATED TO ADD TORNADO # 8 IN UPSHUR COUNTY
 
 
   
TORNADO # 1
 
WOODLAWN TORNADO IN HARRISON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST  
TEXAS...  
 
RATING: EF-2  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 110-120 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 7.83 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 300 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 439 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 6.6 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF MARSHALL  
START LAT/LON: 32.6228 / -94.3216  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 451 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 5 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF JEFFERSON  
END_LAT/LON: 32.7299 / -94.2801  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE TORNADO SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES ALONG SUBURBAN  
ACRES ROAD...AND THEN MOVED NORTH WHERE IT CAUSED DAMAGE TO SEVERAL HOMES  
AND OUTBUILDINGS ALONG FM 1793. TWO MOBILE HOMES WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED  
ALONG FM 1793. SEVERAL MORE HOMES AND OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED ALONG BLACKJACK  
ROAD AND POPE CITY ROAD AS THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH. THE TORNADO LIFTED  
ALONG FM 134 JUST BEFORE REACHING THE LITTLE CYPRESS BAYOU.  
 
   
TORNADO # 2
 
LONGWOOD TORNADO IN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...  
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95-105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.09 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 40.6 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 810 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 3.87 MILES NORTHEAST OF LONGWOOD  
START LAT/LON: 32.5989 / -94.0249  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 811 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 3.9 MILES NORTHEAST OF LONGWOOD  
END_LAT/LON: 32.6001 / -94.0242  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: ALTHOUGH THE SKIRTING OF A MOBILE HOME HAD SOME MINOR  
DAMAGE...THE PRIMARY DAMAGE WAS SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES.  
 
   
TORNADO # 3
 
BLANCHARD TORNADO IN CADDO PARISH IN NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...  
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95-105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.27 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 143.5 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 816 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 1.92 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF BLANCHARD  
START LAT/LON: 32.6071 / -93.8777  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 820 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 4.09 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF BLANCHARD  
END_LAT/LON: 32.6071 / -93.8762  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED ACROSS THE TORNADO'S  
PATH. THE TORNADO MOVED THROUGH TWO MOBILE HOME PARKS...WITH THE TORNADO  
LIFTING ONE OF THE MOBILE HOMES OFF OF ITS FOUNDATION AND SENDING A  
TREE THROUGH ANOTHER. SEVERAL HOMES LOST ROOFING MATERIAL...OR HAD DAMAGE  
TO THEIR SKIRTS. ONE OUTBUILDING WAS DESTROYED AND TWO WERE DAMAGED.  
 
   
TORNADO # 4 ...3 MILES WSW OF DEKALB TEXAS
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75-85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.26 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 75 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 306 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 3 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF DEKALB  
START LAT/LON: 33.4971 / -94.6687  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 310 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF DEKALB  
END_LAT/LON: 33.5395 / -94.6689  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE TORNADO PARTIALLY LIFTED THE ROOF OFF  
OF A MOBILE HOME ALONG CR4251. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH AND  
SNAPPED SEVERAL TREES BEFORE LIFTING ALONG CR3306.  
 
TORNADO # 5 ...2 MILES E OF PATMOS ARKANSAS...  
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95-105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.90 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 350 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 336 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 2 MILES EAST OF PATMOS  
START LAT/LON: 33.5127 / -93.5267  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 337 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 3 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF PATMOS  
END_LAT/LON: 33.5245 / -93.5233  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE TORNADO PARTIALLY LIFTED THE ROOF OFF  
OF A MOBILE HOME ALONG AR355. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH AND  
SNAPPED SEVERAL TREES BEFORE LIFTING ALONG HEMPSTEAD 9 RD.  
 
TORNADO # 6 ...WILLISVILLE TORNADO IN NEVADA COUNTY ARKANSAS...  
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95-105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.88 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 353 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 436 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 3.14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF WILLISVILLE  
START LAT/LON: 33.4751 / -93.2818  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 444 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 1.85 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF WILLISVILLE  
END_LAT/LON: 33.5299 / -93.2700  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO SNAPPED AND UPROOTED NUMEROUS TREES. SEVERAL  
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED...AND SEVERAL HOMES HAD MINOR TO MODERATE  
ROOF DAMAGE.  
 
TORNADO # 7 ...HOMER TORNADO IN CLAIBORNE PARISH LOUISIANA...  
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80-90 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.17 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 21 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 1110 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 4.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HOMER  
START LAT/LON: 32.7639 / -93.1255  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 1111 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 4.4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HOMER  
END_LAT/LON: 32.7663 / -93.1248  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO UPROOTED SEVERAL TREES ALONG AND NORTH OF  
DUTCHTOWN ROAD.  
 
TORNADO # 8 ...9 MILES SE OF LINDEN TORNADO IN CASS COUNTY TEXAS...  
 
RATING: EF-1 ESTIMATED  
PEAK WIND: 85-95 MPH PATH  
LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.30 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 509 PM  
CST START LOCATION: 9.0 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LINDEN  
START LAT/LON: 32.9046 / -94.2196  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 511 PM  
CST END LOCATION: 9.0 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LINDEN  
END_LAT/LON: 32.9220 / -94.2135  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO UPROOTED AND SNAPPED SEVERAL TREES ALONG FM  
125.  
 
TORNADO # 9 ...GILMER TORNADO IN UPSHUR COUNTY TEXAS...  
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90-100 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 8.64 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 1338 YARDS  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 324 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 2.52 MILES WEST OF GILMER  
START LAT/LON: 32.73196 / -94.9854  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 327 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 7.31 MILES NORTH OF GILMER  
END_LAT/LON: 32.8403 / -94.9379  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO UPROOTED AND SNAPPED SEVERAL TREES BETWEEN  
STATE HIGHWAY 154 AND LAVENDER ROAD. TWO HOMES WERE DAMAGED BY  
FALLING TREES...AND A FEW OUTBUILDINGS LOST SOME METAL ROOF PANELS.  
 
   
WIND DAMAGE. ...DEKALB TEXAS
 
 
PEAK WIND: 70-80 MPH  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 309 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 1 MILE WEST NORTHWEST OF DEKALB  
START LAT/LON: 33.5115 / -94.6303  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 310 PM CST  
END LOCATION: DEKALB  
END_LAT/LON: 33.5080 / -94.6142  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE REAR-FLANK DOWNDRAFT CAUSED SPORADIC  
WIND DAMAGE IN THE CITY OF DEKALB. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED...  
NUMEROUS HOMES WITHSTOOD LIGHT SHINGLE DAMAGE...A LIGHT POLE AT  
THE CITY PARK WAS SNAPPED...AND THE METAL ROOF FROM ONE OF THE  
DOWNTOWN BUILDINGS WAS LIFTED OFF.  
 
   
WIND DAMAGE. LITTLE RIVER COUNTY NORTHEAST OF FOREMAN
 
 
PEAK WIND: 70-80 MPH  
FATALITIES: NONE  
INJURIES: NONE  
 
START DATE: DEC 27 2015  
START TIME: 420 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF FOREMAN  
START LAT/LON: 33.7466 / -94.3287  
 
END DATE: DEC 27 2015  
END TIME: 422 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 4.5 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF FOREMAN  
END_LAT/LON: 33.7725 / -94.3560  
 
SURVEY_SUMMARY: STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAT THE DAMAGE TO THE  
NORTHEAST OF FOREMAN ARKANSAS IN LITTLE RIVER COUNTY WAS CONSISTENT  
WITH THAT OF STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE. DAMAGE CONSISTED OF SEVERAL  
TREES EITHER UPROOTED OR SNAPPED TO THE NORTHEAST AND NORTH NORTHEAST  
OF TOWN. ONE SINGLE WIDE MANUFACTURED HOME HAD PARTIAL LIFTING OF  
ITS METAL ROOFING. TWO OUTBUILDINGS WERE TOTALLY DESTROYED. DAMAGE  
WAS MOST CONCENTRATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF CR 153 AND AR 108  
AS WELL AS CR 345 AND CR 51.  
 

 
 
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