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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Hastings NE
1118 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 16 2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.Landspout Tornado near Exeter...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.88 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   35 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             05/16/17
Start time:             4:43 PM CDT
Start location:         1.75 miles north northeast of Exeter
Start Lat/Lon:          40.6662/-97.4305

End date:               5/16/2017
End time:               4:52 PM
End location:           3.2 miles northeast of Exeter
End_lat/lon:            40.666/-97.3955

SURVEY_SUMMARY: A brief landspout type tornado occurred northeast
of Exeter on the afternoon of May 16th. Damage was minimal along
its short path, with some tin taken off a roof and an auger turned
over. NWS Hastings would like to thank those who provided a detailed
location and path of the landspout along with several pictures.

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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