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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Hastings NE
924 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016


...Brief touchdown of EF-0 tornado in Adams County...

A weak landspout tornado occurred a few miles north of Juniata,
Nebraska in Adams County during the afternoon of May 23, 2016. An
NWS damage survey revealed no visible damage as the tornado moved
across a field in a rural area. Several individuals in the area
took pictures or video of the tornado and this evidence was used
to confirm the tornado which was rated EF-0 with an estimated wind
speed of 70 mph.

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 mile
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 23, 2016
Start time:             2:37 pm CDT
Start location:         3.2 miles north of Juniata / Adams County / NE
Start Lat/Lon:          40.6384 / -98.4881

End date:               May 23, 2016
End time:               2:40 pm CDT
End location:           3.3 miles north of Juniata / Adams County / NE
End_lat/lon:            40.6397 / -98.4881

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

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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