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Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1153 AM EDT WED JUL 9 2014

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

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 7 2014
START TIME:             APPROXIMATELY 1216 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         EAST OF SOUTH SUNFIELD HIGHWAY JUST SOUTH
                        OF REEDER ROAD

END DATE:               JULY 7 2014
END TIME:               APPROXIMATELY 1220 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           WEST OF SOUTH KEEFER HIGHWAY JUST NORTH
                        OF REEDER ROAD

ONE HOME LOST ROOFING MATERIAL AND FIVE FARM BUILDINGS WERE
DAMAGED ALONG REEDER ROAD. TREE AND CROP DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED
ALONG THE PATH OF THIS TORNADO.

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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MACZKO





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