Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
317 PM EDT TUE SEP 2 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/01/14 LABOR DAY TORNADO EVENT...

...TOTAL NOW AT FOUR WITH TWO ADDITIONAL TORNADOES CONFIRMED BY
NWS TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.OVERVIEW...A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS SWEPT ACROSS NORTHERN MICHIGAN
ON LABOR DAY AND PRODUCED FOUR TORNADOES...THREE EF-1 TORNADOES AND
ONE EF-0 TORNADO.

INFORMATION ON THE TWO MOST RECENTLY CONFIRMED TORNADOES IS SHOWN
BELOW.

.REFERENCE TORNADO...CRAWFORD COUNTY

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP_01_2014
START TIME:             0216_PM_EDT
START LOCATION:         1.5 MILES SW OF FREDERIC_MI

END DATE:               SEP_01_2014
END TIME:               0229_PM_EDT
END LOCATION:           4 MILES SE OF WATERS_MI

.REFERENCE TORNADO...CHEBOYGAN COUNTY

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP_01_2014
START TIME:             0243_PM_EDT
START LOCATION:         3.5 MILES SE OF WOLVERINE_MI

END DATE:               SEP_01_2014
END TIME:               0244_PM_EDT
END LOCATION:           3.5 MILES SE OF WOLVERINE_MI

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.

$$

SMITH



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