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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
155 PM CDT FRI AUG 7 2015


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/06/15 TORNADO EVENT

.SOUTH BROOKINGS TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    65-85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUG 6 2015
START TIME:             700 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 MILE SOUTH OF BROOKINGS AIRPORT
START LAT/LON:          44.2856 / -96.8155

END DATE:               AUG 6 2015
END TIME:               707 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 MILES SOUTH OF BROOKINGS AIRPORT
END_LAT/LON:            44.2743 / -96.8092

SUMMARY: A BRIEF TORNADO DEVELOPED SOUTH OF BROOKINGS AIRPORT
AROUND 700 PM CDT. SEVERAL HOMES RECEIVED DAMAGE TO ROOFS WITH
DESTRUCTION OF TWO GARAGES. AFTER THE TORNADO LIFTED
SIGNIFICANT STRAIGHT LINE WINDS DEVELOPED AND WINDS WERE ESTIMATED BETWEEN
80 AND 90 MPH. THESE WINDS PRODUCED ADDITIONAL TREE AND ROOF DAMAGE
AFTER THE TORNADO LIFTED.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A SECOND TORNADO ALSO BRIEFLY TOUCHED
DOWN NORTH OF LAKE GOLDSMITH OR 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF VOLGA AT 633
PM CDT. ONLY DAMAGE INDICATED WAS TO NEARBY CROPS.


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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