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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER, CO
427 PM MDT TUE AUG 18 2015


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/17/15 TORNADO EVENT IN LINCOLN COUNTY...

.OVERVIEW...TWO BRIEF EF1 TORNADOES TOUCHED DOWN JUST SOUTH OF
GENOA LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TORNADO # 1...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90-95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE:             AUG_17_2015
START TIME:             455_PM_MDT
START LOCATION:         0.5_MILES SOUTH OF GENOA

END DATE:               AUG_17_2015
END TIME:               456_PM_MDT
END LOCATION:           0.6 MILES SOUTH OF GENOA


.TORNADO # 2...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUG_17_2015
START TIME:             458_PM_MDT
START LOCATION:         1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF GENOA

END DATE:               AUG_17_2015
END TIME:               459_PM_MDT
END LOCATION:           1.1 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GENOA

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.

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