12aprAll DayArcadia (Bienville Parish, LA)


Start Time: 10:39 am CDT 

End Time: 10:44 am CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 110 mph

Path length: 0.8 miles

Width: 75 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

Parish:  Bienville

State:  Louisiana

Start Lat/Lon:  32.5636 / -92.9451

End Lat/Lon:  32.5678 / -92.9329

An EF-1 Tornado touched down just west of Arcadia, LA, near highway 9 south of I-20. The tornado moved to the east-northeast uprooting and snapping trees and power lines. It completely destroyed a small out building on Sapp St. west of Smith Ave. A single family home lost about 20 percent of it metal roof also in this area. A mobile home was rolled off of its foundation along Crawford Rd south of I-20. As the storm crossed the Interstate, it uprooted several trees before dissipating just north of I-20.


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