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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
155 PM EDT Sun May 21 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/20/17 TOWNSHIP OF FOREST TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...Eyewitness sightings and videos of brief tornado
touchdowns, analysis of damage pictures and discussion of damage
with local officials confirms a brief EF1 tornado in Forest, Indiana
northeast of Frankfort in Clinton County. Damage included roof and
wall damage to the Forest volunteer fire station and a pole barn
northeast of the fire station.

.FOREST TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    90-95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   30 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 20 2017
Start time:             845 PM EDT
Start location:         Forest / Clinton County / IN

End date:               May 20 2017
End time:               846 PM EDT
End location:           0.1 miles NE Forest / Clinton County / IN

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.

$$
DRT


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