Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
452 PM EDT TUE JUN 23 2015

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN WASHTENAW COUNTY NORTH AND EAST OF
MANCHESTER...

.NWS DAMAGE SURVEY HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO OCCURRED WITH A TRACK
BEGINNING 3 MILES NORTH OF MANCHESTER AND ENDING ABOUT 5 MILES
NORTHEAST OF MANCHESTER IN WASHTENAW COUNTY.


RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 23 2015
START TIME:             131 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         3 MILES NORTH OF MANCHESTER
                        42.19/-84.03

END DATE:               JUNE 23 2015
END TIME:               138 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           5.2 MILES NORTHEAST OF MANCHESTER
                        42.18/-83.95

SURVEY_SUMMARY: AN NWS STORM SURVEY INDICATED TORNADO DAMAGE
BEGINNING JUST EAST OF M-52 AND NORTH OF BETHEL CHURCH ROAD. THE
TORNADO TRACKED TOWARD THE EAST PARALLEL TO BETHEL CHURCH ROAD AND
LIFTED JUST EAST OF LIMA CENTER ROAD. A CONSISTENT PATH OF TREE
DAMAGE WAS IDENTIFIED BETWEEN HOMESTEADS. DAMAGE TO ROOFING AND
SIDING MATERIAL OF HOMES OCCURRED ALONG THE PATH. PEAK INTENSITY
OCCURRED AT BETHEL CHURCH AND ERNST ROAD WHERE THE GARAGE OF A
HOME WAS SWEPT FROM ITS FOUNDATION.

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.

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