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Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
348 PM CDT THU JUN 12 2014


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11 JUNE 2014 TORNADO EVENT IN MARSHALL COUNTY...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90  MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 11 2014
START TIME:             618 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         9 MILES NORTHEAST OF LANGFORD
START LAT/LON:          45.6587 / -97.6692

END DATE:               JUNE 11 2014
END TIME:               619 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           9.1 MILES NORTHEAST OF LANGFORD
END_LAT/LON:            45.6582 / -97.6671

THE NWS SURVEY TEAM CONCLUDED THAT A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR
THE INTERSECTION OF 119TH STREET AND 427TH AVENUE...OR ABOUT 9 MILES
NORTHEAST OF LANGFORD. A LARGE METAL GARAGE SUSTAINED SUSTANTIAL ROOF
DAMAGE WITH A LARGE SECTION OF THE SOUTHERN ROOF BLOWN OFF.  A SEPARATE
SMALLER AND OLDER WOODEN GARAGE WAS ALMOST COMPLETELY DESTROYED...WITH
DEBRIS BLOWN UP TO 100 YDS TO THE EAST/SOUTHEAST.  A FEW TREES IN THE
VICINITY ALSO SUSTAINED BROKEN LIMBS. DAMAGE OF THIS MAGNITUDE WAS
CONSISTENT WITH WIND SPEEDS NEAR 90 MPH...OR EF-1 DAMAGE.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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