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Flood Warning
Issued: 11:05 AM CDT Apr. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Reserve.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 22.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 22.5 feet, then begin to slowly
fall beginning may 11th.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... marine and Industrial interests along the
river, upstream barge operators, and facilities are impacted.
Navigation will become difficult for smaller river craft. Safety
precautions for river traffic are urged.


Lat... Lon 3007 9046 2999 9048 3001 9087 3009 9079








Public Information Statement
Issued: 5:06 PM CDT Apr. 8, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Public information statement...

... NWS damage survey for April 7th tornado event...

.Wilkinson County MS tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated
peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 1.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 6:02 PM CDT
start location: 5 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
start lat/lon: 31.0184 / -91.0712

End date: 04/07/2019
end time: 6:04 PM CDT
end location: 3 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
end lat/lon: 31.0433 / -91.0727

Survey summary:
a tornado initially touched down about 5 miles south of
Centreville, MS and tracked northward for almost 2 miles.
A dozen or more trees were snapped or uprooted along its
path. A Mobile home was rolled off its foundation and
wrapped around a large tree. The Mobile home was
unoccupied at the time. A number of power lines and
several power poles were snapped. Path length 1.75 miles.
Path width 125 yards. Rated EF1. Maximum winds estimated
105 mph.

.St. Helena Parish downburst...

Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path width /maximum/: 350 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 8:01 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile southeast of Montpelier / St. Helena / la
start lat/lon: 30.6669 / -90.6508

Survey summary:
NWS storm survey found broad area of wind damage along
Hwy la 441 just south of Montpelier. Several trees were
uprooted and power lines snapped. Roof damage noted to
several older Mobile homes. Width of damage along la441
was approximately 350 yards.

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.

Fr/mw

506 PM CST Mon Apr 08 2019

... Public information statement...

... NWS damage survey for April 7th tornado event...

.Wilkinson County MS tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated
peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 1.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 6:02 PM CDT
start location: 5 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
start lat/lon: 31.0184 / -91.0712

End date: 04/07/2019
end time: 6:04 PM CDT
end location: 3 miles south Centreville / Wilkinson County / MS
end lat/lon: 31.0433 / -91.0727

Survey summary:
a tornado initially touched down about 5 miles south of
Centreville, MS and tracked northward for almost 2 miles.
A dozen or more trees were snapped or uprooted along its
path. A Mobile home was rolled off its foundation and
wrapped around a large tree. The Mobile home was
unoccupied at the time. A number of power lines and
several power poles were snapped. Path length 1.75 miles.
Path width 125 yards. Rated EF1. Maximum winds estimated
105 mph.

.St. Helena Parish downburst...

Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path width /maximum/: 350 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 04/07/2019
start time: 8:01 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile southeast of Montpelier / St. Helena / la
start lat/lon: 30.6669 / -90.6508

Survey summary:
NWS storm survey found broad area of wind damage along
Hwy la 441 just south of Montpelier. Several trees were
uprooted and power lines snapped. Roof damage noted to
several older Mobile homes. Width of damage along la441
was approximately 350 yards.

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.

Fr/mw


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