Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
451 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...NWS in Wakefield Confirms an EF1 Tornado in Amelia County on
January 12, 2018...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    95 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.40 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             01/12/2018
Start Time:             1002 PM EST (Estimated)
Start Location:         7 Miles N-NW Amelia Court House
Start Lat/Lon:          37.4463/-78.0012

End Date:               01/12/2018
End Time:               1004 PM EST (Estimated)
End Location:           7.5 Miles N-NW Amelia Court House
End Lat/Lon:            37.4518/-77.9982

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 TO165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 TO 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pendingfinal review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

MRD



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