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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
340 PM CST Fri Mar 10 2017

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340 PM CST Fri Mar 10 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR March 6 2017 TORNADO EVENT...

...Osage County Missouri Tornado...

.Arglye - Freeburg Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  7.3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             March 6 2017
Start time:             11:03 pm CST
Start location:         0.75 mile West Northwest of Argyle
Start Lat/Lon:          38.3006/-92.0355

End date:               March 6 2017
End time:               11:11 pm CST
End location:           1 mile Northeast of Freeburg
End_lat/lon:            38.3241/-91.9051

A small tornado formed just to the west northwest of Argyle, MO
and traveled 7 miles east northeast to just northeast of Freeburg, MO.
The tornado was at its strongest at the very beginning as it destroyed
a hay barn, snapped and uprooted trees. The rest of the path consisted
of occasional downed trees and broken large tree limbs. Thunderstorm wind
gusts around 75 mph also caused tree damage on the south side of Freeburg.

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.

$$

JPK



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