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Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
256 PM CDT Thu May 11 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/10/17 Tornado Event...

.Salem Iowa Tornado...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    60 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.91 miles
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 yards
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             05/10/2017
START TIME:             256 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.3 W Salem / Henry / Iowa
START LAT/LON:          40.8519 / -91.6631

END DATE:               05/10/2017
END TIME:               259 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.4 W Salem / Henry / Iowa
END LAT/LON:            40.8528 / -91.6458

Tornado touched down in a field and was on the ground for
2-3 minutes. Flying dirt was observed but no damage was
reported.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES BASED ON THE DAMAGE THEY CAUSE.

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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