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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:40 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 11:39 AM EDT on May 01, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River near Evadale.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 18.2 feet by
early Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 17.0 feet... minor flooding expected with
the boat ramps at Evadale possibly becoming inaccessible. Flooding
can be expected in the low-lying areas of the Lakeview community in
Orange County.
* Impact... at stages near 13.0 feet... the river is at bankfull
stage.


Lat... Lon 3053 9414 3053 9402 3022 9406 3022 9416




840 PM CDT Sat Apr 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neches River near town Bluff.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:16 PM Saturday the stage was 68.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 68.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 68.3 feet by
early Monday morning then begin falling.
* Impact... at stages near 65.0 feet... areas around Barlow Lake and
Brushy Lake begin to flood.
* Impact... at stages near 64.0 feet... minor flooding will occur.



Lat... Lon 3096 9432 3079 9420 3053 9418 3053 9399 3099 9415




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:11 PM CDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 02, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of Louisiana and southeast Texas... including the
following areas... in Louisiana... Acadia... Allen... Avoyelles...
Beauregard... Calcasieu... East Cameron... Evangeline... Iberia...
Jefferson Davis... Lafayette... lower St. Martin... Rapides... St.
Landry... St. Mary... upper St. Martin... Vermilion... Vernon and
West Cameron. In southeast Texas... Hardin... Jefferson...
northern Jasper... northern Newton... Orange... southern Jasper...
   southern Newton and Tyler.

* Through Monday evening

* rainfall amounts of one to four inches is possible in the watch
area... with locally higher amounts.

* Primary impacts will be flash flooding of low lying locations
especially in urban areas with poor drainage or along low
lying rural roads. Flooding of streams... creeks and bayous can
be expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:07 PM CDT on April 30, 2016


... NWS damage survey for 04/30/16 tornado event...

.Call tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 120 mph
path length /statute/: 10.15 miles
path width /maximum/: 500 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 3

Start date: Apr 30 2016
start time: 6:08 am
start location: 10.3 SW call / Jasper / TX
start lat/lon: 30.5284 / -94.0183

End date: Apr 30 2016
end time: 6:30 am
end location: 1 S call / Jasper / TX
end_lat/lon:30.5284 / -93.8770

Survey summary: a tornado developed approximately 10 miles
southwest of call TX along County Road 702 and moved northeast
along County Road 1004 snapping or uprooting numerous trees and
powerlines over a wide swath. The tornado destroyed a single wide
trailer just west of US Hwy 96. The trailer flipped over twice
with three residents inside. One was transfered to the hospital
to receive stitches. The other two victims sustained only minor
injuries. An aluminum shed near the trailer was lifted and thrown
approximately 200 yards. The tornado then crossed US Hwy 96 where
it continued to snap or uproot trees and powerlines before
dissipating approximately 1 mile south of call TX.

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.


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American Samoa - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
California - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Freeze Warning , Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement
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Utah - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
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