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Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
553 PM CDT FRI JUL 24 2015

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/23/15 TORNADO AT TOLNA...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 350 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE:             JUL 23 2015
START TIME:             10:36 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         TOLNA / NELSON CO / ND
START LAT/LON:          47.83 / -98.44

END DATE:               JUL 23 2015
END TIME:               10:40 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           TOLNA / NELSON CO / ND
END LAT/LON:            47.83 / -98.43

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TOLNA TORNADO UPROOTED SEVERAL TREES...BENT A
TOWER...AND BLEW A QUONSET STORAGE BUILDING OFF ITS FOUNDATION.
MUCH OF THE DAMAGE OCCURRED IN THE VICINITY OF LEE AVENUE ON THE
SOUTH SIDE OF TOWN...INCLUDING THE CITY PARK AREA. A POWER OUTAGE
OCCURRED AS SOON AS THE TORNADO HIT. THIS PARTICULAR TORNADO WAS
EMBEDDED WITHIN A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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