Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
150 PM CDT MON MAY 11 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/10/15 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...DETAILS REGARDING PATH WIDTH AND LENGTH AND STILL
BEING DETERMINED BY AN NWS STORM SURVEY CREW. HOWEVER A RATING
FOR THE LAKE CITY TORNADO HAS BEEN DETERMINED.

.LAKE CITY TORNADO...

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

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.

$$

MJB


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