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Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
938 PM EDT MON JUN 22 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JUNE 22ND TORNADO EVENT...

.PORTLAND MICHIGAN TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 TO 100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             NONE
INJURIES:               1 MINOR

START DATE:             JUNE 22 2015
START TIME:             APPROXIMATELY 230 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         3.5 MILES WEST/NORTHWEST OF PORTLAND
START LAT/LON:          42.88/-84.95

END DATE:               JUNE 22 2015
END TIME:               APPROXIMATELY 240 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           EAST SIDE OF PORTLAND
END_LAT/LON:            42.86/-84.88

SURVEY SUMMARY: DAMAGE TO HOMES AND BUSINESSES THROUGHOUT
PORTIONS OF PORTLAND. MORE THAN 50 STRUCTURES IMPACTED MOST
WITH ROOF DAMAGE OR BROKEN GLASS WINDOWS. HUNDREDS OF TREES
DAMAGED WITH MANY UPROOTED OR SNAPPED TRUNKS.

ADJUSTMENTS TO ESTIMATED PEAK WIND...TRACK LENGTH AND
TRACK WIDTH MAY STILL BE POSSIBLE AS MORE INFORMATION
IS ADDED TO THE SURVEY. AT THIS TIME THE EF-SCALE RATING
IS NOT EXPECTED TO CHANGE WITH ANY PEAK WIND SPEED ADJUSTMENTS.

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.

$$
MACZKO


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