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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 3 Miles
-- Width 300 Yards
State LOUISIANA
County/Area LA SALLE
WFO SHV
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2004-11-23 20:05:00.0 CST
Begin Location 1SW OLLA
Begin Lat/Lon 31.88/-92.25
End Date 2004-11-23 20:10:00.0 CST
End Location 2NE OLLA
End Lat/Lon 31.92/-92.22
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 20/0
Property Damage 5M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM MOVED INTO EXTREME NORTHWEST LA SALLE PARISH AND TRACKED TOWARDS THE TOWN OF OLLA. THE TRACK BEGAN ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF OLLA AND TRACKED NORTHEAST FOR 3 MILES TOWARDS THE LA SALLE/CALDWELL PARISH LINE. THE LA SALLE PARISH HIGH SCHOOL SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT ROOF DAMAGE WHERE THE TORNADO WAS RATED A LOW END F2. THE DAMAGE PATH EXTENDED INTO THE MIDDLE OF OLLA WERE NUMEROUS HOMES SUSTAINED SEVERE DAMAGE. SOME HOMES LOST THE ROOF...EXTERIOR WALLS AND A FEW INTERIOR WALLS. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN F3 AT THIS LOCATION. ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PART OF TOWN...5 MOBILE HOMES WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED AND A PICKUP WAS LAUNCHED 200 FEET AND SMASHED UPSIDE DOWN. IN THE COMMUNITY OF STANDARD...4 HOMES AND A STORE WERE DESTROYED. THE TORNADO WAS RATED AN F3 AT THIS LOCATION. TOTAL DAMAGE CONSISTED OF MINOR TO MAJOR DAMAGE TO 106 HOMES AND THE HIGH SCHOOL.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 89 Female Permanent Home


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 20 5.000M 0.00K
OLLA LA SALLE PAR. LA 11/23/2004 20:05 CST Tornado F3 1 20 5.000M 0.00K
Totals: 1 20 5.000M 0.00K