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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
930 PM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/20/2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...An EF1 tornado touched down around 735 PM EDT
approximately 2 miles northeast of Millhousen in southern Decatur
County Indiana.

The tornado was on the ground intermittently along its path and
caused damage to a few farm outbuildings, destroying one of them.
Also, numerous trees were uprooted or snapped. No injuries or
fatalities were reported.

.Millhousen Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.8 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Apr 20 2017
Start time:             735 PM EDT
Start Lat/Lon:          39.2457 / -85.4206

End date:               Apr 20 2017
End time:               739 PM EDT
End_lat/lon:            39.2327 / -85.3713


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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