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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
533 PM CST Wed Dec 28 2016 /433 PM MST Wed Dec 28 2016/


.UPDATE...Additional Weak Tornado near Kismet

Several weak tornadoes developed in a strongly sheared environment as a
squall line moved rapidly across southwest Kansas Christmas morning. The
tornado near Kismet severely damaged the roof of a building in a hog finishing
farm. The tornado was moving northeast at more than 60 mph.

.Tornado 4...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.64 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             12/25/2016
Start time:             0855 AM CST
Start location:         3 Miles South of Kismet
Start Lat/Lon:          37.1597 / -100.6987

End date:               12/25/2016
End time:               0856 AM CST
End location:           2.5 Miles South of Kismet
End_lat/lon:            37.1687 / -100.6935

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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