Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
NOUS43 KDTX 091456
PNSDTX
MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-075-076-082-083-100300-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
1056 AM EDT SAT JUL 9 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/08/16 TORNADO EVENT...
...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN NORTHERN BAY COUNTY...

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jul 8 2016
Start time:             316 pm EDT
Start location:         2.3 mi north of Pinconning, MI (Bay County)
Start Lat/Lon:          43.886 / -83.956

End date:               Jul 8 2016
End time:               320 pm EDT
End location:           3.4 mi northeast of Pinconning, MI (Bay County)
End_lat/lon:            43.889 / -83.916

Tornado began near the northern end of Elevator Rd. The tornado uprooted
pines and downed large limbs as it paralleled Lapan Road. At the end of
Lapan Road, small trees were snapped, a roof was peeled off, and a house
sustained broken windows, likely from being struck the roofing material.
Based on storm spotter pictures, the tornado likely continued onto Saginaw
Bay as a waterspout.

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.

$$

DT


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.