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Tensas Parish Tornado

Event Summary

A tornado blew down many trees a couple miles west of Goldman around 10:18 pm. The tornado continued north northeast across open country before destroying 3 barns and heavily damaging 4 buildings 8 miles west of St. Joseph at 10:28 pm. The tornado heavily damaged 5 homes and destroyed several outbuildings about 5 miles south of Newellton about 10:32 pm.

Rating: F2
Estimated Maximum Wind: NA
Casualties: none
Damage Path Length: 16 miles
Maximum Path Width: 100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time: 2 W Goldman
10:18 pm
Approximate End Point/Time: 5 S Newellton
10:32 pm