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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
810 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/17/15 TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO 1...

RATING:                 EF0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70-80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 15 2015
START TIME:             331 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.7 WNW GRESHAM /SHAWANO COUNTY/ WI

END DATE:               MAY 15 2015
END TIME:               340 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 N GRESHAM /SHAWANO COUNTY/ WI

SURVEY SUMMARY: A WEAK TORNADO PRODUCED INTERMITTENT TREE DAMAGE ALONG
A NEARLY FIVE MILE LONG TRACK IN NORTHERN SHAWANO COUNTY. TORNADO WAS
WITNESSED BY PROPERTY OWNER NORTHWEST OF GRESHAM.

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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JKL



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