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Issued by NWS La Crosse, WI

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
318 PM CDT Thu May 18 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/17/17 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE 2...

.TOWN OF GALE TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   250 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 17 2017
Start time:             521 pm CDT
Start location:         4 miles west of North Bend, WI
Start Lat/Lon:          44.0953 / -91.1959

End date:               May 17 2017
End time:               525 pm CDT
End location:           3 miles northwest of North Bend, WI
End Lat/Lon:            44.1037 / -91.1702

SURVEY_SUMMARY: A brief tornado damaged trees and farm buildings
in far southeast Trempealeau County Wisconsin, mainly along and
just north of Highway 54. There was wind damage around the
brief tornado. There was also wind damage noted in neighboring
areas, including La Crosse and Jackson Counties.

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.

$$

Shea



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