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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1225 PM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/26/17 TORNADO EVENT...

.Dewitt Tornado...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 65 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.25 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE:             Jul 26 2017
START TIME:             606 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2 SSW Dewitt, Clinton County, IA
START LAT/LON:          41.7974N / -90.5592

END DATE:               Jul 26 2017
END TIME:               610 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 S Dewitt, Clinton County, IA
END LAT/LON:            41.799N / -90.5346

EF0 tornado with 65 mph winds touchdown sporadically on its 1.25 mile
path south of Dewitt.  Video evidence along with a damage survey
determined a few tree branches were down along with a damaged swing set.
Time is based on radar.

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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