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Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
503 PM CDT THU JUL 7 2016 /403 PM MDT THU JUL 7 2016/

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/06/2016 TORNADO EVENT...

...Brief EF-0 tornado in southwest McPherson County...

A supercell thunderstorm produced a tornado that destroyed
a grain bin and flipped 90 feet of center pivot line in
southwest McPherson county Wednesday evening July 6th, 2016.
The same storm also produced brief tornadoes earlier in
southeast Arthur county as witnessed by storm chasers in the
area however a survey of that area revealed no damage.

Further damage surveys of tornadoes in Lincoln, Cherry and
Sheridan counties will be completed Friday, July 8th.

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.23 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 6, 2016
Start time:             703 PM MDT
Start location:         20.9 miles southwest of Tryon NE
Start Lat/Lon:          41.4136 / -101.3181

End date:               July 6, 2016
End time:               707 PM MDT
End location:           20.8 miles southwest of Tryon NE
End_lat/lon:            41.4122 / -101.314

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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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