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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1119 AM CDT Thu May 18 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/17/2017 Tornado event...

.Tornado 4 NW of Hoopole Illinois...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.06 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             05/17/2017
START TIME:             844 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4.8 Miles WNW Hoopole
START LAT/LON:          41.5468 / -89.9994

END DATE:               05/17/2017
END TIME:               847 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4.4 Miles NW Hoopole
END LAT/LON:            41.5688 / -89.9725

A tornado with damage mainly to large branches with a few uprooted
trees and snapped trunks. Damage to one outbuilding with part of the
roof removed.

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.

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NICHOLS


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