Mile-wide tornado rips across Bossier Parish; no injuries or major damage reported

Mile-wide tornado rips across Bossier Parish; no injuries or major damage reported
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POSTED: Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 9:00pm

UPDATED: Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 9:04pm

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado passed through Red River Parish overnight

The EF1 tornado touched down at roughly 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 27. It was located about a mile south of the Bossier/Red River Parish line on Hwy 515.

The tornado continued for about 10 miles and was nearly a mile wide at its largest point. The maximum wind speeds were reported between 100-110 mph.

Thankfully, no one was injured and the damage was mostly sustained by trees.

--Information for this report provided by Meteorologist Kyle Roberts with our sister station KMSS.

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