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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1125 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR LAFAYETTE IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY
INDIANA...

LOCATION...LAFAYETTE IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY INDIANA
DATE...MARCH 31 2016
ESTIMATED TIME...440 PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1 ESTIMATED
MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...30 YARDS ESTIMATED
PATH LENGTH...50 YARDS ESTIMATED
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.36N / 86.83W
ENDING LAT/LON...40.36N / 86.83W
* 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 LAFAYETTE IN TIPPECANOE COUNTY INDIANA ON MARCH
31 2016.

CAPTURED ON VIDEO A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.5 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF LAFAYETTE AT WABASH NATIONAL TRAILERS. A GUARD SHACK WAS
DESTROYED...A CAR ROLLED OVER AND CONSTRUCTION TRAILER WAS DAMAGED
AND NEARLY ROLLED OVER.

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.

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PUMA



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