Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F1
-- Length 2.66 Miles
-- Width 75 Yards
State LOUISIANA
County/Area TANGIPAHOA
WFO LIX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2006-11-15 02:05:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 4W ARCOLA
Begin Lat/Lon 30.78/-90.59
End Date 2006-11-15 02:15:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2NW ARCOLA
End Lat/Lon 30.8/-90.55
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 2/0
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 moved from St. Helena Parish into northern Tangipahoa Parish, just west of the community of Arcola. The parish emergency manager reported two of the houses were destroyed, and four structures had major damage. Trees and power lines were also blown down by the torando. Two injuries were reported.


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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