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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
127 PM CST Tue Mar 7 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/06/17 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...A line of severe storms tracked across eastern Iowa during
the evening on March 6, 2017.  Several tornadic storms were seen, along
with widespread damaging winds as the line moved through.

Additional information from surveys of other storms will be added
to this statement as it becomes available.

.TORNADO # 1...Muscatine Iowa...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               3

START DATE:             03/06/2017
START TIME:             1005 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1.8 SW Muscatine / Muscatine / Iowa
START LAT/LON:          41.4092 / -91.0732

END DATE:               03/06/2017
END TIME:               1010 PM CST
END LOCATION:           0.1 NW Muscatine / Muscatine / Iowa
END LAT/LON:            41.4245 / -91.0456

Tornado tracked through Muscatine touching down in Kent Stein Park,
traveling through neighborhoods, and damaging homes and businesses.
At least 2 homes lost their roofs.  Up to 80 more sustained minor
damage.

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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Gross



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