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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
400 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/26/15 ATKINSON TORNADO EVENT...


.ATKINSON TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 26 2015
START TIME:             959 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         6.75 MILES SSW ATKINSON / HENRY / IL
START LAT/LON:          41.3229 / -90.0515

END DATE:               MAY 26 2015
END TIME:               1004 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           3 MILES S ATKINSON / HENRY / IL
END LAT/LON:            41.376 / -90.0206

SURVEY SUMMARY: MAINLY DAMAGE TO TREES AND FARM OUTBUILDINGS.


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 EVENT AND
PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.

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