Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
109 PM CDT MON JUL 7 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/06/2014 TORNADO EVENT IN REINBECK...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS COMPLETED ITS SURVEY OF THE
REINBECK TORNADO THAT OCCURRED ON JULY 6. THIS TORNADO WAS RATED
AN EF-1 AND DAMAGED SEVERAL PROPERTIES ALONG ITS 3 MILE PATH
SOUTHWEST OF TOWN. THE SURVEY TEAM HAS NOW MOVED TO TRAER TO
SURVEY THE PATH OF THE TORNADO NORTHEAST OF TOWN.

.REINBECK TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.10 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE:             JULY 6 2014
START TIME:             7:58PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2 MILES WNW OF REINBECK

END DATE:               JULY 6 2014
END TIME:               8:11 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.7 MILES SOUTH OF REINBECK

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 EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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