Texarkana, TX

73.0°F / 22.8°C
Partly Cloudy
Heat Index: 76°F / 25°C
Humidity: 62%
Dew Point: 59°F / 15°C
Wind: NW at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Pressure: 30.15 in / 1021 hPa (Steady)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Clear (CLR) : -
Yesterday's Maximum: 82°F / 28°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 64°F / 18°C
UV: 0.0 out of 16
Sunrise:6:28 AM CDT
Sunset:7:59 PM CDT
Moon Rise:2:58 AM CDT
Moon Set:2:28 PM CDT
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
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As of: 8:18 PM CDT on May 01, 2016
Observed at: New Boston Water Tower, New Boston, TX

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Forecast

Today
partlycloudy
73° | 49°F
23° | 9°C
Tuesday
clear
74° | 51°F
23° | 11°C
Wednesday
clear
80° | 54°F
27° | 12°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
Cooler than today.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning... then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. North winds 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
Thursday
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Thursday Night
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
Friday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Friday Night
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 50s.
Saturday
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s.
As of: 3:27 PM CDT on May 1, 2016 from station 75501
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Flood Warning

Expires 7:00 AM CDT on May 06, 2016
Statement as of 10:05 am CDT on May 1, 2016

... The Flood Warning extended until Friday morning... the Flood
Warning continues for
the Red River near DeKalb, Texas.
* Until Friday morning... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 900 am Sunday the stage was 25.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 24 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 26.0 feet by this
Sunday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday early
afternoon.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... flooding of some two thousand acres of flood
plain occur. Ranchers should move livestock and equipment to higher
ground. Moderate to severe bank erosion occurs.


Lat... Lon 3397 9516 3367 9448 3359 9448 3367 9475 3391 9516




937 am CDT sun may 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sulphur river near Naples, Texas.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 715 am Sunday the stage was 30.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.5 feet by
Tuesday morning. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 33.0 feet... expect the boat ramp to completely
inundate.


Lat... Lon 3331 9466 3328 9456 3330 9447 3324 9462 3326 9466




Record Report

Statement as of 02:45 am CDT on May 1, 2016

... Daily rainfall record set on April 30th...

location old record new record years of data
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Shreveport la 2.15 in 1970 2.20 in 2016 records since 1871

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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:17 PM CDT on May 1, 2016

... NWS damage survey for 04/29/2016 tornado event...

.Update...
... corrected end time for tornado #1...
... Survey updated for tornado #2...

.Tornado #1 in northern Smith County in Lindale...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 110-115 mph
path length /statute/: 1 mile
path width /maximum/: 400 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 5:50 PM CDT
start location: 1 mile south of the Lindale town center
start lat/lon: 32.4991/-95.4076

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 5:52 PM CDT
end location: 1/2 mile southeast of the Lindale town center
end_lat/lon: 32.5105/-95.4008

Survey summary: the tornado began just west of US-69 near the
intersection of US-69 and mayor street. Initial damage was to
trees and minor roof damage to homes... but as the tornado crossed
US-69 it caused major damage to the hibbett sports and dollar tree
stores on the east side of US-69. The tornado moved northeast
causing tree and roof damage in subdivisions between US-69 and CR
431. The tornado began to lift near the intersection of CR 431 and
Pierce street.

.Tornado #2 in northern Smith... Wood... and Upshur counties east and
northeast of Lindale...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 120-125 mph
path length /statute/: 27.36 miles
path width /maximum/: 1.83 miles
fatalities: 0
injuries: 2

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 5:55 PM CDT
start location: 2.5 miles se of Lindale
start lat/lon: 32.5007/-95.3712

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 6:32 PM CDT
end location: 9 miles WSW of Bettie
end_lat/lon: 32.7977/-95.10263

Survey_summary: this long-track multi-vortex tornado began near
the intersection of CR 499 and CR 4100. The tornado traveled
northeast causing numerous damage mainly to trees along its path.
The storm became strongest between FM 16 and FM 2710... where a
cell phone tower... a house... and two Mobile homes sustained major
damage from estimated EF2 winds. The tornado continued northeast
snapping and uprooting numerous trees. It crossed US Highway 80
between Brimley lake and lake Hawkins... and was partially over
lake Hawkins. The ozarka water bottling plant north of Hawkins
sustained major roof damage consistent with EF1 winds. More trees
were snapped and uprooted as the tornado continued northeast and
passed just east of Holly Lake and crossed into Upshur County.
The tornado finally lifted near FM 852 between horse Road and
Greyhound Road.

.Tornado #3 in southern Harrison County...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 5.65 miles
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 10:21 PM CDT
start location: 13.5 miles south-southeast of Marshall
start lat/lon: 32.3490/-94.2631

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 10:33 PM CDT
end location: 12.0 miles southeast of Marshall
end_lat/lon: 32.4100/-94.2003

Survey summary: the tornado began in extreme southern Harrison
just south of County Road 1311... where it twisted and uprooted
numerous trees. It continued north-northeast and passed just east
of County Road 1320... where it began to move more northeast. It
traveled to the northeast in parallel with Caney Creek and lifted just
west of County Road 1207. All along the path the tornado twisted
several tree trunks... knocked over numerous trees... and uprooted
many more.

.Tornado #4 in eastern Harrison County...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 5.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 29 2016
start time: 10:46 PM CDT
start location: 4.0 miles northwest of Waskom
start lat/lon: 32.5287/-94.1199

End date: April 29 2016
end time: 10:59 PM CDT
end location: 8.4 miles north of Waskom
end_lat/lon: 32.6039/-94.0770

Survey summary: the tornado touched down along and east of County
Road 2705 and just north of FM 134... where it uprooted several trees.
It traveled north-northeast where it severely damaged two Mobile homes
along Bennett Road off of County Road 2705. It continued north-northeast
where it caused scattered tree and powerline damage along FM 9. It
continued further northeast... where it snapped and uprooted several
more tree along FM 1999 before lifting.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


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