Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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Public Information Statement...Corrected lat/lon
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
104 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/17/2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...
A National Weather Service damage assessment crew found that a
weak tornado occured with a storm in western Lafayette County. It
primarily damaged trees in mainly rural Lafayette County but also
lifted shingles off a house along its path.

.LAFAYETTE COUNTY TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4.8 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             June 17, 2017
Start time:             947 PM CDT
Start location:         4 miles north northeast of Oak Grove, MO
Start Lat/Lon:          39.0678/-940939

End date:               June 17, 2017
End time:               953 PM CDT
End location:           4.5 miles northwest of Odessa, MO
End_lat/lon:            39.0561/-94.0066


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 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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