12aprAll DayPioneer (Morehouse/Richland/West Carroll Parishes, LA)


Start Time: 12:10 pm CST 

End Time:  12:22 pm CST 

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 115 mph

Path length: 9.27 miles

Width: 700 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

Parish:  Morehouse, Richland, West, Carroll

State:  Louisiana

Start Lat/Lon:  32.6531 / -91.6471

End Lat/Lon:  32.7328 / -91.5193

This tornado began in far southeastern Morehouse Parish near the intersection of Trails End Rd and Bingham Ranch Rd, crossing The Boeuf River into far northern Richland Parish, where it crossed LA Highway 585. It then crossed Wiles Rd into western West Carroll Parish again crossing LA Highway 585, Henry Jones Rd, and then LA Highway 585 for a third time. The tornado crossed Smith Rd, Clay Rd, and Clear Lake Rd before ending along Copes Rd. Along the path, a few homes sustained minor roof damage, a couple mobile homes received minor damage, a motor home was overturned, a couple sheds were damaged, and several trees were snapped or uprooted. The tornado was strongest as it crossed LA Highway 585 near the intersection of Self Rd where five utility poles were snapped, several trees were snapped or uprooted, and a home was damaged by a fallen tree.


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