26 April 2011

strong storm passed through rapides parish la around 3 am tuesday

UPDATE: via twitter @TWCBreaking

New tornado watch until 10pm CDT from central and SE TX to central LA. Includes Austin, College Station in TX. Alexandria in LA #severe
aex 49 mph wind gust 232 am cdt
esf wind gust 48 mph 246 - 330 am
sarah@kalb weather blog: Strong Storms Move Through
We woke early Tuesday morning to thunderstorms moving through.

While we didn't see a lot of actual rain in the city of Alexandria, we did have wind gusts of 50mph at both AEX and Esler Field.

There were heavier rain showers to our south and even ping pong size hail in Ville Platte ... read more