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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Goodland KS
108 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016 /208 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016/



...NWS Damage Survey for 05/25/2016 Thunderstorm Wind and Tornado
Event in Yuma County Colorado...


.Overview...A strong supercell thunderstorm moved across the northern
portion of Yuma county on the evening of May 24th. Numerous reports of
damage were received...as well as reports of at least one brief tornado.

A damage survey team was dispatched to the area and found a large swath
of damage between county road 45 and 47 running from the Washington/Yuma
county line to county road Q. While a tornado was sighted in the area
the damage found appears to be consistent with straight line winds associated
with a strong rear flank downdraft.

Most significant damage found was approximately a mile of double wooden
electric transmission lines broken along county road E between road 46 and
47. In addition...significant damage was observed at a hog farm 8 miles NE
of Yuma


.Primary Wind Damage Path...

Peak wind Estimated|:   110 mph
Path length /Statute/:  13.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   3520 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             05_24_2016
Start time:             719 PM MDT
Start location:         9 NNW Yuma_Yuma County


End date:               05_24_2016
End time:               748 PM MDT
End location:           9 NNW Eckley_Yuma County

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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