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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1249 PM CST Tue Mar 7 2017

...ADDITIONAL TORNADOES FOR MARCH 6TH TORNADO EVENT...

.Tornado #3 South of Harcourt, IA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.30 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             March 6 2017
START TIME:             0620 PM CST
START LAT/LON:          42.2352_/_-94.2035

END DATE:               March 6 2017
END TIME:               0625 PM CST
END_LAT/LON:            42.2558_/_-94.1676

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Video evidence submitted by a storm chaser showed
a brief tornado touchdown approximately a mile south of Harcourt with
dust and debris being lifted into the air.

.TORNADO #4  North of Dayton, IA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             March 6 2017
START TIME:             0629 PM CST
START LAT/LON:          41.3746_/_-93.1340

END DATE:               March 6 2017
END TIME:               0633 PM CST
END_LAT/LON:            41.3861_/_-93.1095

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Video evidence submitted by a firefighter showed
a brief tornado touchdown approximately 3 miles northwest of Dayton with
dust and debris being lifted into the air.


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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NWS DMX



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