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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
134 PM EDT Fri Aug 4 2017


A EF0 tornado briefly touched down near the south shore of Birch
Lake in Antrim County on Thursday evening. Damage was focused
near Williams Drive in Kewadin, primarily impacting a few houses
and outbuildings.

.Kewadin, Michigan Tornado...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated peak wind: 80 mph
Path length /Statute/: 0.10 miles
Path width: 55 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date:             Thu_03_2017
Start time:             610 pm EDT
Start location:         44.927, -85.379

End date:               Thu_03_2017
End time:               612 pm EDT
End location:           44.928, -85.378

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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