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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
610 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 21 July 2017 TORNADO EVENTs...

.Tornado #1: 10 W Kelliher MN...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   200 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 21 2017
Start time:             345 pm CDT
Start location:         10 W Kelliher / Beltrami Co.
Start Lat/Lon:          47.9400 / -94.6600

End date:               Jul 21 2017
End time:               350 PM CDT
End location:           7 W Kelliher / Beltrami Co.
End_lat/lon:            47.9380 / -94.5874

THIS TORNADO TRACKED EASTWARD WITH NUMEROUS AND INTERMITTENT
TOUCHDOWNS ALONG ITS PATH. NUMEROUS OAK, PINE, AND POPLAR TREES
WERE SNAPPED AND A COUPLE OF GRAIN BINS WERE TOPPLED. ROOF
PANELS AND WALLS WERE BLOWN OUT OF POLE SHEDS AND CALVING SHEDS
WERE FLIPPED. INSULATION AND ROOFING METAL WAS STREWN ABOUT.

.Tornado #2: 3.6 S Glyndon MN...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 21 2017
Start time:             534 PM CDT
Start location:         3.6 S Glyndon / Clay Co.
Start Lat/Lon:          46.8145 / -96.5800

End date:               July 21 2017
End time:               535 PM CDT
End location:           4 S Glyndon / Clay Co.
End_lat/lon:            46.8095 / -96.5758

A WEAK TORNADO WAS OBSERVED AND VIDEOED FOR ABOUT A MINUTE
OVER LARGELY OPEN FARMLAND JUST NORTH OF I-94 IN EXTREME
SOUTHEAST GLYNDON TOWNSHIP. A WIDE DUST SWIRL WAS EVIDENT
ON VIDEO... TRACKING OFF THE EDGE OF HEAVY RAIN. NO DAMAGE
WAS DETECTED OTHER THAN THE DUST SWIRL.

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.

$$

Gust



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