Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
537 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/10/15 TORNADO EVENT...

...EF-2 TORNADO HITS DELMONT SOUTH DAKOTA...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    130 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  17.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   400 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               9

START DATE:             MAY 10 2015
START TIME:             10:25 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 MILES EAST OF WAGNER / CHARLES MIX COUNTY / SD
START LAT/LON:          43.092 / -98.232

END DATE:               MAY 10 2015
END TIME:               10:55 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           5 MILES NORTH OF DELMONT / DOUGLAS / SD
END_LAT/LON:            43.335 / -98.159

SURVEY_SUMMARY: OVER 20 BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED IN DELMONT SOUTH DAKOTA.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MONDAY.

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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