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Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
604 PM EDT TUE JUL 14 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/14/15 TORNADO EVENT...

.ALTO MICHIGAN TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75-85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.80 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 14 2015
START TIME:             APPROXIMATELY 115 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         0.3 MILES WSW OF 84TH ST/MORSE LAKE RD
START LAT/LON:          42.8117/-85.4141

END DATE:               JUN 14 2015
END TIME:               APPROXIMATELY 117 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           0.55 MILES ENE OF 84TH ST/MORSE LAKE RD
END_LAT/LON:            42.8147/-85.3991

SURVEY_SUMMARY: ROOF DAMAGE TO ONE HOME. NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED
OR UPROOTED. CORN FIELD SUSTAINED EXTENSIVE DAMAGE.

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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TJT/DUKE


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