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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
153 PM EDT WED OCT 8 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/07/14 TORNADO EVENT...

.CLOVERDALE AREA TORNADO...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: OCT 7 2014
START TIME: 635 PM EDT
START LOCATION: 1.9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLOVERDALE / PUTNAM COUNTY/ IN

END DATE: OCT 7 2014
END TIME: 636 PM EDT
END LOCATION: 2.0 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLOVERDALE / PUTNAM COUNTY / IN

SURVEY REVEALED ONLY DAMAGE WAS TO A COUPLE OF TREES. THE TORNADO
WAS SIGHTED BY TRAINED STORM SPOTTER / PUTNAM COUNTY OFFICIAL
OBSERVING SWIRLING CORN STALKS IN THE AIR NEAR HIS LOCATION.

THE REPORT OF THREE TORNADOES BY OFFICIALS WAS ACTUALLY THIS
SINGLE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHING DOWN AND LIFTING SEVERAL TIMES
OVER A VERY SHORT DISTANCE AND BRIEF TIME SPAN.

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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