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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:26 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 4:08 PM EDT on May 03, 2016


... The Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Mud Creek near Jacksonville.
* Until Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 12.6 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
before midnight.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... expect pasture flooding.


Lat... Lon 3180 9498 3198 9519 3218 9516 3194 9513 3185 9497




821 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River near Alto.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 am Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 20.8 feet by
Thursday evening. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... fishing Cabins near the river face flooding.


Lat... Lon 3167 9524 3152 9504 3138 9492 3133 9500 3166 9537




821 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River near Neches.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.8 feet by
Monday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... expect moderate to severe flooding of river
bottoms with some camps and access roads flooded.


Lat... Lon 3205 9551 3167 9524 3166 9537 3180 9544 3188 9548




814 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Angelina river near Lufkin.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:15 am Saturday the stage was 11.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 16.2 feet by
Thursday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at 16.0 feet... expect moderate to severe flooding of river
bottoms with considerable backwater flooding into Lake Sam Rayburn.


Lat... Lon 3144 9462 3145 9474 3148 9482 3150 9482 3146 9466




814 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Angelina river near Alto.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 30.8 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet... expect moderate to severe flooding of the
river bottom. In addition, expect boat ramps to flood.


Lat... Lon 3180 9498 3177 9492 3150 9482 3148 9482 3158 9496




Record Report

Statement as of 2:45 AM CDT on May 01, 2016


... Daily rainfall record set on April 30th...

location old record new record years of data
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Shreveport la 2.15 in 1970 2.20 in 2016 records since 1871

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Local Storm Report



04/30/2016 0315 am

9 miles NE of Jacksonville, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 2064 from south of FM 2750 to east of Highway 135
            was closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0315 am

2 miles SW of Rusk, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 1857 from west of FM 23 to north of FM 23 was closed
            due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0330 am

4 miles NW of Wells, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 1247 from south of FM 1911 to west of FM 1819 was
            closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0315 am

10 miles NE of Jacksonville, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 3052 from 3.3 miles north of FM 177 to 2.5 miles
            north of FM 177 was closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0300 am

1 miles se of Cuney, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 855 from north of Highway 175 to 2.5 miles south of
            FM 3198 was closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0315 am

9 miles NE of Jacksonville, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 2064 from south of FM 2750 to east of Highway 135
            was closed due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0315 am

2 miles SW of Rusk, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 1857 from west of FM 23 to north of FM 23 was closed
            due to flooding.





04/30/2016 0315 am

2 miles SW of Rusk, Cherokee County.

Flash flood, reported by txdot.


            FM 1857 from west of FM 23 to north of FM 23 was closed
            due to flooding.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:47 PM CDT on April 30, 2016


... NWS damage survey for 04/29/2016 tornado event...

.Tornado # 1 in southern Harrison County...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 5.65 miles
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 10:21 PM CDT
start location: 13.5 miles south-southeast of Marshall
start lat/lon: 32.3490/-94.2631

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 10:33 PM CDT
end location: 12.0 miles southeast of Marshall
end_lat/lon: 32.4100/-94.2003

Survey summary: the tornado began in extreme southern Harrison
just south of County Road 1311... where it twisted and uprooted
numerous trees. It continued north-northeast and passed just east
of County Road 1320... where it began to move more northeast. It
traveled to the northeast in parallel with Caney Creek and lifted just
west of County Road 1207. All along the path the tornado twisted
several tree trunks... knocked over numerous trees... and uprooted
many more.

.Tornado # 2 in eastern Harrison County...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 5.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 10:46 PM CDT
start location: 4.0 miles northwest of Waskom
start lat/lon: 32.5287/-94.1199

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 10:59 PM CDT
end location: 8.4 miles north of Waskom
end_lat/lon: 32.6039/-94.0770

Survey summary: the tornado touched down along and east of County
Road 2705 and just north of FM 134... where it uprooted several trees.
It traveled north-northeast where it severely damaged two Mobile homes
along Bennett Road off of County Road 2705. It continued north-northeast
where it caused scattered tree and powerline damage along FM 9. It
continued further northeast... where it snapped and uprooted several
more tree along FM 1999 before lifting.

.Tornado # 3 in northern Smith County in Lindale...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 110-115 mph
path length /statute/: 1 mile
path width /maximum/: 400 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 5:50 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile south of the Lindale town center
start lat/lon: 32.4991/-95.4076

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 5:54 PM CDT
end location: 1/2 mile southeast of the Lindale town center
end_lat/lon: 32.5105/-95.4008

Survey summary: the tornado began just west of US-69 near the
intersection of US-69 and mayor street. Initial damage was to
trees and minor roof damage to homes... but as the tornado crossed
US-69 it caused major damage to the hibbett sports and dollar tree
stores on the east side of US-69. The tornado moved northeast
causing tree and roof damage in subdivisions between US-69 and CR
431. The tornado began to lift near the intersection of CR 431 and
Pierce street.

.Tornado # 4 in northern Smith County east of Lindale...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 120-125 mph
path length /statute/: 6.25 miles
path width /maximum/: 1/2 mile
fatalities: 0
injuries: 2

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 5:55 PM CDT
start location: 2.5 miles se of Lindale
start lat/lon: 32.5007/-95.3712

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 6:04 PM CDT
end location: 7.62 mile NE of Lindale
end_lat/lon: 32.5581/-95.2877

Survey_summary: this survey is not complete. Repeating... this
survey is not complete. The tornado was a part of a multi-vortex
tornadic supercell beginning near the intersections of CR 499 and
CR 4100. The tornado travelled northeast causing numerous damage
mainly to trees along its path. The storm became strongest between
FM 16 and FM 2710... where a cell phone tower... a house... and two
Mobile homes sustained major damage from estimated EF2 winds. The
survey team ended the survey on CR 323 north FM 2710 and just shy
of The Wood County line. The survey team will return to complete
the survey on Sunday.

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.


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