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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F2
-- Length 3.36 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State LOUISIANA
County/Area ST. HELENA
WFO LIX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2006-11-15 01:55:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 6NNE MONTPELIER
Begin Lat/Lon 30.75/-90.54
End Date 2006-11-15 02:05:00.0 CST-6
End Location 8NE MONTPELIER
End Lat/Lon 30.75/-90.48
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 250.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Severe thunderstorms developed in the vicinity of a warm front that moved north across southeast Louisiana during the afternoon and evening of the 14th and in advance and along a cold front that moved through the area during the morning of the 15th.
Event Narrative A tornado touched down near the intersection of Louisiana Highways 441 and 1046 and moved northeast to Tangipahoa Parish line west of Arcola. One fatality occurred near the initial touchdown when the tornado struck a small frame house and close-by travel trailer. Both house and travel trailer next to the house were destroyed with debris piled about 25 yards to the northeast. A 43 year-old male in the travel trailer was fataly injured. The tornado continued northeast with damage primarily to trees, powerlines and house roofs.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 43 Male Mobile/Trailer 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 2 692.00K 0.00K
MT HERMON WASHINGTON PAR. LA 11/14/2006 16:00 CST-6 Tornado F1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
FRANKLINTON WASHINGTON PAR. LA 11/14/2006 16:10 CST-6 Tornado F1 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
THOMAS WASHINGTON PAR. LA 11/14/2006 16:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
PLAQUEMINE IBERVILLE PAR. LA 11/15/2006 01:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MONTPELIER ST. HELENA PAR. LA 11/15/2006 01:55 CST-6 Tornado F2 1 0 250.00K 0.00K
ARCOLA TANGIPAHOA PAR. LA 11/15/2006 02:05 CST-6 Tornado F1 0 2 250.00K 0.00K
THOMAS WASHINGTON PAR. LA 11/15/2006 02:50 CST-6 Tornado F1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
ASHLAND TERREBONNE PAR. LA 11/15/2006 03:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
PONCHATOULA TANGIPAHOA PAR. LA 11/15/2006 03:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
BURAS PLAQUEMINES PAR. LA 11/15/2006 05:07 CST-6 Tornado F1 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 2 692.00K 0.00K