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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
521 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...NWS Damage Survey For 27 July 2017 Wind/Tornado Event...

Brief EF-0 Tornado on Huguenot Memorial Park Beach

.Huguenot Memorial Park Beach Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    65 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.1 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             07/27/2017
Start Time:             0138 PM EDT
Start Location:         1 NNE MAYPORT
Start Lat/Lon:          30.405510/-81.403905

End Date:               07/27/2017
End Time:               0141 PM EDT
End Location:           1 NNE MAYPORT
End Lat/Lon:            30.407095/-81.403691

Line of Strong Thunderstorms that pushed Northeast through Duval
County reached the Mayport Naval Station around 0135 PM EDT and
straight line winds produced minor damage. This damage preceded
a possible circulation over the mouth of the St. Johns River that
touched down briefly as an EF-0 Tornado on Huguenot Park Beach.

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 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

NOTE:
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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