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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
420 PM CDT WED JUL 6 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/05/16 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #2...
...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN SOUTHWEST VERNON COUNTY...

.UPDATE...A second storm survey team investigating damage from
Fillmore County eastward to Vernon County has confirmed a
tornado in southwest Vernon County.

.OVERVIEW...A line of strong to severe storms moved through
southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin during the evening
of July 5th and the early morning hours of July 6th. A NWS
storm survey was conducted on July 6th, confirming 1 tornado
in Wabasha county, 2 tornadoes in Buffalo county and 1 tornado
in Vernon county.

.TORNADO #1...Wabasha County MN

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    93 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5 2016
Start time:             828 PM CDT
Start location:         5 SW of Lake City MN
Start Lat/Lon:          44.34 / -91.78

End date:               July 5 2016
End time:               828 PM CDT
End location:           5 SW of Lake City MN
End_lat/lon:            44.34 / -91.78

SURVEY SUMMARY: Tornado snapped off several hardwood
trees and the damage was convergent. Other damage was noted
in the nearby area caused by straight-line winds estimated
between 60 and 95 mph.

.TORNADO #2...Buffalo County WI

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5 2016
Start time:             910 PM CDT
Start location:         2 NNW of Cream, WI
Start Lat/Lon:          44.39 / -92.34

End date:               July 5 2016
End time:               910 PM CDT
End location:           2 NNW of Cream, WI
End_lat/lon:            44.39 / -92.34

SURVEY SUMMARY: Damage to a house and outbuildings. Pieces of
the outbuildings were thrown across a field.

.TORNADO #3...Buffalo County WI

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    105 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5 2016
Start time:             913 PM CDT
Start location:         2 NNW of Waumandee, WI
Start Lat/Lon:          44.33 / -91.72

End date:               July 5 2016
End time:               913 PM CDT
End location:           2 NNW of Waumandee, WI
End_lat/lon:            44.33 / -91.72

SURVEY SUMMARY: 2nd floor of hunting structure taken off.

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

.TORNADO #4...Vernon County WI

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5 2016
Start time:             931 PM CDT
Start location:         1 W of Retreat, WI
Start Lat/Lon:          43.45 / -91.09

End date:               July 5 2016
End time:               933 PM CDT
End location:           0.5 SE of Retreat, WI
End_lat/lon:            43.44 / -91.07

SURVEY SUMMARY: In amongst numerous trees down and corn
flattened from straight-line winds, with estimates of 80 mph
wind speeds, a distinct damage pattern consistent with a
tornado was present.

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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

AJ



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