National Weather Service confirms multiple tornadoes in East Texas and Northwest Louisiana

(Source: Jan Mallander / MGN Online)
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Alexandria (KALB) - The National Weather Service in Shreveport, Louisiana issued a updated Public Information Statement on Sunday morning confirming that there were multiple thunderstorm wind damage reports in Northwest Louisiana along with tornadoes that occurred from the recent severe weather event on January 10-11 2020 in East Texas and Northwest Louisiana.

The East Texas confirmed tornado began around 11:33 p.m. Friday night about 6 miles west-southwest of Nacogdoches and ended around 11:36 p.m. Friday night about 4 miles west-southwest of Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas.

This tornado had an EF-1 rating with estimated peak winds of 100 mph, a path width of 160 yards and a path length of 2.14 miles.

There were 1 injury and 1 fatality reported from this tornado in Nacogdoches County in Texas.

The Northwest Louisiana confirmed tornado began around 1:24 a.m. Saturday morning about 6 miles southeast of Bossier City in Bossier Parish and ended around 2:05 a.m. Saturday morning about 5 miles north of Arcadia in Claiborne Parish.

This tornado has an EF-2 rating with estimated peak winds of 135 mph, a path width of 300 yards and a path length of 40.63 miles.

There were 1 injury and 2 fatalities reported from this tornado in Northwest Louisiana. The fatalities occurred in Bossier Parish.

This confirmed tornado in Northwest Louisiana traveled from Bossier, Webster and Claiborne parishes.

Caddo and Bossier parishes in Northwest Louisiana saw thunderstorm wind damage from the recent severe weather as well.

The wind damage in Caddo parish started around 12:44 a.m. Saturday morning about 3 miles west-northwest of Oil City and ended around 12:52 a.m. Saturday morning about 4 miles east-southeast of Oil City. This thunderstorm wind damage had peak winds of 80 mph, a path width of 4 miles and a path length of 7.5 miles.

There were no injuries and 1 fatality in Caddo parish from this thunderstorm wind damage.

The wind damage in Bossier parish started around 1:07 a.m. Saturday morning about 1 mile south-southwest of Benton and ended around 1:11 a.m. about 1 mile south of Benton. This thunderstorm wind damage had peak winds of 105 mph, a path width of 1.5 miles and a path length of 1.4 miles.

There were no injuries or fatalites in Bossier parish from this thunderstorm wind damage.

Additionally, the National Weather Service out of Shreveport, Louisiana issued another Public Information Statement on Sunday evening confirming additional tornadoes that occurred from the recent severe weather event on January 10-11 2020 in East Texas.

Two tornadoes have been confirmed in Panola and Shelby counties in East Texas.

The Northwest Panola County confirmed tornado began around 12:18 a.m. on Saturday morning about 5 miles east-northeast from Tatum and ended around 12:19 a.m. on Saturday morning about 5 miles east-northeast from Tatum.

This tornado had an EF-1 rating with estimated peak winds of 110 mph, a path width of 150 yards and a path length of 0.52 miles.

There were no injuries or fatalities from this tornado in Panola County in Texas.

The Shelby County confirmed tornado began around 12:39 a.m. on Saturday morning around 2 miles southwest of Center and ended around 12:49 a.m. on Saturday morning around 4 miles east-northeast of Center.

This tornado had an EF-1 rating with estimated peak winds of 100 mph, a path width of 400 yards and a path length of 6.14 miles.

There were 1 injury and no fatalities from this tornado in Shelby County in Texas.

Additionally, the National Weather Service out of Lake Charles, Louisiana issued another Public Information Statement on Monday night confirming an additional tornado that occurred from the recent severe weather event on January 10-11 2020 in Louisiana.

One tornado has been confirmed in St. Landry parish in Louisiana.

The St. Landry parish confirmed tornado began around 6:04 a.m. on Saturday morning around 4 miles north-northwest of Krotz Springs and ended around 6:06 a.m. on Saturday morning around 5 miles north of Krotz Springs.

This tornado had an EF-2 rating with estimated peak winds of 100-115 mph, a path width of 125 yards and a path length of 1.2 miles.

There were 4 injuries and no fatalities from this tornado in St. Landry parish in Louisiana.

This is preliminary information and could change pending a final review from the NWS.

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