978  
NOUS44 KSHV 062109  
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>167-070915-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA  
409 PM CDT SAT AUG 6 2022  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/05/2022 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT
 
 
   
OVERVIEW
 
SHREVEPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PERSONNEL SURVEYED  
WIND DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON IN ASSOCIATION WITH  
A THUNDERSTORM. DAMAGE WAS SURVEYED IN EASTERN SECTIONS OF  
LONGVIEW IN WESTERN HARRISON COUNTY.  
   
LONGVIEW WIND DAMAGE
 
 
RATING: TSTM/WIND  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.7559 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 600.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 1  
 
START DATE: 08/05/2022  
START TIME: 03:08 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 5 E LONGVIEW / HARRISON COUNTY / TX  
START LAT/LON: 32.5059 / -94.6734  
 
END DATE: 08/05/2022  
END TIME: 03:10 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 E LONGVIEW / HARRISON COUNTY / TX  
END LAT/LON: 32.5042 / -94.6862  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A THUNDERSTORM GENERATED A DOWNBURST WHICH FIRST PRODUCED DAMAGE  
BY DOWNING LIMBS ALONG TX LOOP 281 AND US HWY 80. THE DOWNBURST  
THEN DID SHINGLE DAMAGE TO 5 BUILDINGS AT THE PINEHURST APARTMENT  
COMPLEX. THE MOST INTENSE DAMAGE OCCURRED JUST WEST OF THE  
APARTMENT COMPLEX ALONG PAT DR. AND US HWY 80. IN THIS LOCATION,  
APPROXIMATELY 15 TREES WERE SNAPPED AND 30 TREES UPROOTED. GIVEN  
THE LARGE SIZE OF THE TREES AND THE RELATIVELY DRY GROUND IT  
JUSTIFIED WINDS ESTIMATED AT UP TO 105 MPH. FURTHER DOWNSTREAM TO  
THE WEST, TREES WERE UPROOTED AND LARGE BRANCHES BROKEN ACROSS THE  
LONGVIEW HEIGHTS AREA. THE DAMAGE SWATH ENDED AT MEMORY PARK  
CEMETERY.  
 
A SPECIAL THANKS GOES OUT TO THE LONGVIEW FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR  
SHARING DRONE FOOTAGE AND THEIR ASSISTANCE LOCATING DAMAGE  
DURING THE SURVEY.  
 

 
 
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.  
 

 
 
SCHADE/WOODRUM/MAY  
 
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