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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:29 PM CDT on April 25, 2015

Expires 12:29 PM EDT on April 26, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Thatcher l&d.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 79.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 79.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 84.0 feet by
Friday morning.
* Impacts at 83.0 feet... access to oil and gas rigs and to Timber is
flooded. Calhoun County Road 131 is completely under water leading
to old lock 8 river access.


             Fld observed forecast 7 am
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Ouachita River
Thatcher l 79 79.9 Sat 07 PM 80.5 81.9 83.0 83.6 83.8




Lat... Lon 3311 9223 3323 9236 3329 9261 3338 9247
3333 9226 3322 9212







949 am CDT Sat Apr 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ouachita River at Felsenthal.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 74.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 70.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 74.2 feet by this
afternoon. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 75.0 feet... flooding in the Felsenthal National Wildlife
Refuge will continue for at least another ten days.


Lat... Lon 3300 9210 3311 9217 3318 9212 3307 9211 3300 9205





Record Report

Statement as of 8:30 PM CDT on April 25, 2015


... Daily high maximum temperature records tied or broken on April
25th...

Location old record new record years of data
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Shreveport la 88 in 1925 89 in 2015 records since 1874
Lufkin TX 91 in 1975 91 in 2015 records since 1906
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Local Storm Report



04/24/2015 1100 PM

2 miles N of Junction City, Union County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by NWS employee.


            Power lines down





04/24/2015 1110 PM

10 miles NE of El Dorado, Union County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by NWS employee.


            Power lines down





04/24/2015 1100 PM

2 miles N of Junction City, Union County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by NWS employee.


            Power lines down



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:29 PM CDT on April 25, 2015


... NWS damage survey for Upshur and Cass counties tornado events
on the evening of April 24 2015...

.Upshur County tornado 8.5 miles west SW of Gilmer...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95-105 mph
path length /statute/: 2 miles
path width /maximum/: 700 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 24 2015
start time: 843 PM CDT
start location: 8.5 miles WSW of Gilmer
start lat/lon: 32.7003 / -95.0864

End date: Apr 24 2015
end time: 847 PM CDT
end location: 6.5 miles WSW of Gilmer
end lat/lon: 32.7040 / -95.0540

Survey summary: an EF1 tornado touched down 8.5 miles WSW of
Gilmer. Damage consisted numerous trees uprooted and snapped. One
tree fell on a house... but damage to the home was minor to
moderate. Damage in The Union hill area was also surveyed... but
damage was determined to be associated with straight line wind
damage. The Union hill High School had roof damage... and several
homes had damage mainly due to fallen trees on the home.

.Cass County tornado 8 miles NW of Linden...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95-105 mph
path length /statute/: 6.35 miles
path width /maximum/: 275 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 24 2015
start time: 916 PM CDT
start location: 8 miles NW of Linden
start lat/lon: 33.0972 / -94.4609

End date: Apr 24 2015
end time: 924 PM CDT
end location: 8.12 miles N of Linden
end lat/lon: 33.1264 / -94.3595

Survey summary: an EF1 tornado touched down around 8 miles NW of
Linden. Damage consisted numerous trees uprooted and snapped.
Several trees took out powerlines in the area.

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.

Parker/duplantis


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Arizona - Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
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