Paincourtville tornado upgraded to an EF 3 with 140 mph winds

Paincourtville tornado upgraded to an EF 3 with 140 mph winds

PAINCOURTVILLE, LA (WAFB) - The National Weather Service has upgraded the Paincourtville tornado to an EF-3 rating, which make it the strongest on record for Assumption Parish.

The tornado took a path of 21 miles and was 300 to 350 yards wide.

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