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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 1.95 Miles
-- Width 25 Yards
State LOUISIANA
County/Area LAFOURCHE
WFO LIX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2013-02-24 20:30:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NW CLOTILDA
Begin Lat/Lon 29.68/-90.56
End Date 2013-02-24 20:35:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1SE MARY
End Lat/Lon 29.71/-90.57
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A stationary front was situated over southeast Louisiana during the 24th and 25th. Several waves of low pressure moved along the front, producing several rounds of severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Unusually large hail for Gulf Coast Region accompanied the severe thunderstorms across coastal areas of southeast Louisiana on the evening of February 24.
Event Narrative A weak tornado touched down in the Mathews area and moved north on an intermittent path to near the intersection of US Highway 90 and Louisiana Highway 308. A few house canopies were damaged along with roof and fascia damage to a few structures. Fencing was knocked down at the high school and a HVAC unit was blown off a small building. Several power lines and power poles were knocked down on US Highway 90. Path length approximately 2 miles, and width 25 yards. EF0 rating with maximum wind 85 mph.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
GIBSON TERREBONNE PAR. LA 02/24/2013 19:35 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAY TERREBONNE PAR. LA 02/24/2013 19:37 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLOTILDA LAFOURCHE PAR. LA 02/24/2013 20:30 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
DES ALLEMANDS ST. CHARLES PAR. LA 02/24/2013 20:40 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARRERO JEFFERSON PAR. LA 02/24/2013 21:15 CST-6 Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW ORLEANS ORLEANS PAR. LA 02/24/2013 21:15 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TERRYTOWN JEFFERSON PAR. LA 02/24/2013 21:15 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTWEGO ARPT JEFFERSON PAR. LA 02/24/2013 21:15 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VIOLET ST. BERNARD PAR. LA 02/24/2013 21:18 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHALMETTE ST. BERNARD PAR. LA 02/24/2013 21:30 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GALVEZ ASCENSION PAR. LA 02/25/2013 14:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GALVEZ ASCENSION PAR. LA 02/25/2013 14:33 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GONZALES ASCENSION PAR. LA 02/25/2013 14:36 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WALKER LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 02/25/2013 14:40 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODLAWN TERREBONNE PAR. LA 02/25/2013 16:41 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 150.00K 0.00K