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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
321 PM CDT TUE JUN 14 2016

...NWS Damage Survey for 06/13/16 Tornadoes...

.Tornado #1: Potter and Carson County...

Rating: EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind: 114 mph
Path Length /Statute/: 4.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 06/13/2016
Start Time: 8:25 PM CDT
Start Location: 8 miles north northwest of Pantex
Start Lat/Lon: 35.428 / -101.643

End Date: 06/13/2016
End Time: 8:37 PM CDT
End Location: 6 miles north of Pantex
End Lat/Lion: 35.406 / -101.574

The tornado began just west of Highway 136 in extreme eastern Potter
County. Storm chasers witnessed the tornado form and cross the
highway. One power pole was snapped along Highway 136. The tornado
then continued into Carson County. Damage consistent with EF-2 on
the Fujita Tornado Damage Scale occurred along County Road 1342 in
western Carson County. A double wide mobile home that was well
anchored was rolled and damaged. A nearby home had portions of the
metal roof removed. A concrete block garage was destroyed. Trees near
the homes were snapped at their trunk. The tornado continued east and
moved to near County Road C before dissipating.

.Tornado #2: Moore County...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind: 85 mph
Path Length /Statute/: 0.3 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 50 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 06/13/2016
Start Time: 806 PM CDT
Start Location: 11 miles north northwest of Lake Meredith
Start Lat/Lon: 35.788 / -101.747

End Date: 06/13/2016
End Time: 811 PM CDT
End Location: 11 miles north northwest of Lake Meredith
End Lat/Lion: 35.792 / -101.745

A brief tornado touched down in rural southeast Moore County just
south of Highway 152. Tree damage was observed in a narrow path and
included numerous broken limbs and one tree which was uprooted. This
was consistent with EF-0 damage on the Fujita Tornado Damage Scale.

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 events and publication in NWS
storm data.

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