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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
1103 AM EST Fri Mar 3 2017

...Multiple Tornadoes Confirmed on March 1 2017...

A line of thunderstorms moving through Daviess County during the
early morning hours of March 1 2017 produced 4 brief spin-up
tornadoes.

...Tornado Confirmed Near Washington in Daviess County Indiana...

Location...Washington in Daviess County Indiana
Date...March 1 2017
Estimated Time...500 AM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF2
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...113 MPH
Maximum Path Width...30 yards
Path Length...0.15 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...38.59N / 87.13W
Ending lat/Lon...38.59N / 87.13W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a
tornado near Washington in Daviess County Indiana on March 1
2017.

Damage at this location included walls blown out of a garage that
was attached to a home...along with the destruction of a pole
barn.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/ind.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

&&

...Tornado Confirmed Near Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana...

Location...Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana
Date...March 1
2017 Estimated Time...500 AM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100 mph
Maximum Path Width...25 Yards
Path Length...0.03 Miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...38.66N / 87.08W
Ending lat/Lon...38.66N /87.08W
* Fatalities...None
* Injuries...None

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a
tornado near Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana on March 1
2017.

Damage at this location includes a swath of trees snapped at mid
trunk.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/ind.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

&&

...Tornado Confirmed Near Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana...

Location...Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana

Date...March 1 2017
Estimated Time...505 AM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF2
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...125 mph
Maximum Path Width...30 yards
Path Length...0.24 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...38.65N / 87.06W
Ending lat/Lon...38.65N / 87.05W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a
tornado near Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana on March 1
2017.

Damage at this location included two very large trees snapped and
a destroyed electrical power line truss.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/ind.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

&&

...Tornado Confirmed Near Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana...

Location...Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana
Date...March 1 2017
Estimated Time...510 AM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...110 MPH
Maximum Path Width...30 yards
Path Length...0.04 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...38.64N / 87.00W
Ending lat/Lon...38.64N .87.00W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a
tornado near Montgomery in Daviess County Indiana on March 1
2017.

Damage at this location included an unattached garage...not
anchored lifted off foundation and moved approximately 10 yards.
Also a Camper was lifted and blown approximately 30 yards to
destruction.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/ind.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

$$

PUMA



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