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22aprAll DayAcme (Catahoula/Avoyelles/Concordia Parishes, LA)

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Start Time: 10:06 pm CDT 

End Time:  10:25 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 110 mph

Path length: 10.37 miles

Width:  995 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

Parish:  Catahoula, Avoyelles, Concordia

State:  Louisiana

Start Lat/Lon: 31.2385 / -91.966

End Lat/Lon: 31.3278 / -91.827

Note:  Path width listed as 1.5 miles, converted to yards


The tornado began in far southern Catahoula Parish near the Red River Lock. It traveled along the Catahoula Parish/Avoyelles Parish border, where a tornadic debris signature was noted. It then crossed the Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge before crossing back into Catahoula Parish. The tornado snapped several hardwood trees along Moody Road and crossed the Black River into Concordia Parish. Here it continued to snap hardwood trees along the banks of the river as well as when it crossed Red River Levee Road and Louisiana Highway 909. A mobile home also suffered minor roof damage, siding damage and loss of a metal awning. The tornado moved across a field before it ended along Louisiana Highway 129.


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