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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1217 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR CLINTON COUNTY TORNADO EVENT ON
07/07/2014...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   80 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 7 2014
START TIME:             APPROXIMATELY 100 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         SOUTH OF WALKER ROAD BETWEEN
                        ESSEX CENTER AND LOWELL ROADS

END DATE:               JULY 7 2014
END TIME:               APPROXIMATELY 110 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           JUST WEST OF GROVE ROAD SOUTH
                        OF COLONY ROAD

SMALL OUTBUILDING DESTROYED AND LIGHT DAMAGE TO SEVERAL OTHER
OUTBUILDINGS ALONG WALKER ROAD. TREE AND CROP DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED
ALONG THE TORNADO PATH. A TRAMPOLINE WAS MISSING FROM ONE HOUSE ON
WALKER ROAD. A BLOWDOWN OF LARGE MAPLE AND OAK TREES OCCURRED IN A
WOODED AREA WEST OF GROVE ROAD.

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.


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR IONIA COUNTY TORNADO EVENT ON 07/07/2014...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.75 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   150 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 7 2014
START TIME:             APPROXIMATELY 1234 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         EAST OF PINE ROAD JUST SOUTH
                        OF EAST KIMBALL ROAD

END DATE:               JULY 7 2014
END TIME:               APPROXIMATELY 1238 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           M-21 JUST WEST OF SPAULDING ROAD

TWO HOMES LOST ROOFING MATERIAL AND TWO FARM BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED
ALONG EAST KIMBALL ROAD. TREE AND CROP DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED ALONG
THE TORNADO PATH. A PLASTIC PLAYGROUND SLIDE WAS CARRIED ABOUT 1500
FEET AND SEVERAL CALF CRIBS WERE CARRIED ABOUT 500 FEET.

NOTE:
THIS TORNADO IS SEPARATE FROM AN EARLIER TORNADO THAT WAS SURVEYED
ON JULY 9TH IN IONIA COUNTY ALONG REEDER ROAD DURING THE SAME EVENT.

$$

OSTUNO




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