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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL
437 PM CDT Fri Mar 28 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAR 27 2014...

ON THE AFTERNOON OF MARCH 27 2014 A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM
PRODUCED SEVERAL TORNADOES ACROSS DAVIESS AND GRUNDY
COUNTIES, DAMAGING SEVERAL HOUSES, BARNS, OUTBUILDINGS,
AND OTHER FARMING STRUCTURES.

.TORNADO #1 WESTERN DAVIESS COUNTY...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    86-110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAR 27, 2014
START TIME:             303 PM CST
START LOCATION:         2 MILES EAST OF WEATHERBY, MISSOURI
START LAT/LON:          39.91 / -94.20

END DATE:               MAR 27, 2014
END TIME:               315 PM CST
END LOCATION:           4.5 MILES NORTH OF LAKE VIKING
END_LAT/LON:            39.99 / -94.06

A WEAK TORNADO PERSISTED FOR APPROXIMATELY 12 MINUTES AS IT
TRAVERSED ACROSS RURAL PORTIONS OF DAVIESS COUNTY. A MOBILE
HOME WAS OVERTURNED ABOUT 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF WEATHERBY AND
A COUPLE MODULAR HOMES SUFFERED MINOR DAMAGE ACROSS RURAL
PORTIONS OF DAVIESS COUNTY.


.TORNADO #2 JAMESON, MISSOURI...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    111-135 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAR 27, 2014
START TIME:             322 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1.5 MILES NORTH OF JAMESON, MISSOURI
START LAT/LON:          40.03 / -94.00

END DATE:               MAR 27, 2014
END TIME:               327 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3.5 MILES NORTHEAST OF JAMESON, MISSOURI
END_LAT/LON:            40.05 / -93.95

A STRONG TORNADO IMPACTED A FARMSTEAD AND ANOTHER RESIDENCE, BOTH
NORTH OF JAMESON MISSOURI. THE RESIDENCE ON THE FARMSTEAD WAS A
SMALL RESIDENTIAL HOME THAT HAD THE ROOF COMPLETELY REMOVED AND
OUTER WALL PARTIALLY DESTROYED. AT THIS RESIDENCE A LARGE METAL
OUTBUILDING SHOWED SIGNS OF SHEET METAL SIDING BEING REMOVED FROM
STRONG WINDS ENTERING THE STRUCTURE. ABOUT A MILE NORTHEAST OF
THIS STRUCTURE A MODULAR HOME WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED WITH THE
DEBRIS BLOWN COMPLETELY AWAY. SEVERAL LARGE BARNS ALSO NOTED SHEET
METAL SIDING BEING RIPPED OFF.


.TORNADO #3 TRENTON, MISSOURI...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    111-135 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  13.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   500 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAR 27, 2014
START TIME:             355 PM CST
START LOCATION:         3 MILES NORTHEAST OF TRENTON, MISSOURI
START LAT/LON:          40.10 / -93.66

END DATE:               MAR 27, 2014
END TIME:               415 PM CST
END LOCATION:           5 MILES EAST OF SPICKARD, MISSOURI
END_LAT/LON:            40.24 / -93.50

THE THIRD TORNADO BEGAN IN CROWDER STATE PARK AND TREKKED NORTHEAST
13 MILES CAUSING HEAVY DAMAGE TO RESIDENCES NEAR TINDALL, MISSOURI.
A FEW OTHER RESIDENCES, MAINLY MODULAR AND MOBILE HOMES WERE IMPACTED
THROUGH RURAL GRUNDY COUNTY TO THE NORTHEAST OF TRENTON.

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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