NWS crews confirm damage in SE Natchitoches Parish result of EF-1 tornado
GORUM, La. (KSLA) - Survey crews with the National Weather Service were in far southeast Natchitoches Parish Tuesday, Nov. 21 to determine if a tornado passed through the area Monday, Nov. 20.
A Tornado Warning was issued in the area Monday at around 2:30 p.m.
Personnel with the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District #1 joined the survey crew from NWS Shreveport to assess the damage. A number of trees were snapped or ripped out of the ground, and a couple of homes were damaged by fallen trees in Gorum.
The NWS later confirmed the storm to be an EF-1 tornado, with peak winds of 105 MPH.
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