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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
442 PM EDT SUN JUL 12 2015

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN SOUTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY ON SUNDAY
MORNING JULY 12...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80-85 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   125 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUL 12 2015
START TIME:             338 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         2 SW TRAFALGAR
START LAT/LON:          39.3985N/-86.2015W

END DATE:               JUL 12 2015
END TIME:               345 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           PRINCES LAKES
END_LAT/LON:            39.3488N/-86.1091W

A SPORADIC PATH OF TREES DOWNED WERE FOUND FROM STATE ROUTE 135
JUST SOUTHWEST OF SAMARIA SOUTHEAST TO NEAR PRINCES LAKES. CORN
STALKS AND A FEW TREES IN A FIELD ALONG COUNTY ROAD 450W SOUTH OF
COUNTY ROAD 525S WERE LAID DOWN IN MULTIPLE DIRECTIONS. THE
MAXIMUM WIDTH OF DAMAGE WAS FOUND IN THIS AREA. SEVERAL HOMES
SUSTAINED PROPERTY DAMAGE TO TREES FALLING ON THEM IN A SMALL
NEIGHBORHOOD ALONG COUNTY ROAD 750S AND ON THE NORTHWEST SIDE OF
PRINCES LAKES.

RADAR ANALYSIS COMBINED WITH THE SURVEY INFORMATION IS SUGGESTIVE
THAT AREAS OF STRAIGHT LINE DOWNBURST WINDS MAY HAVE OCCURRED
WITHIN THE DAMAGE PATH AS WELL.

THIS WILL BE UPDATED WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND DETAILS ON
MONDAY.

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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BREON/RYAN






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