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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
105 PM EST Thu Mar 2 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 03/01/2017 Straight-Line Wind Event...

.Washington and Clark Counties Indiana Straight-Line Wind...

EF Scale Rating:           N/A
Estimated Peak Wind:       90
Path Length/Statue/:       16
Path Width/Maximum/:
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                03/01/2017
Start Time:                6:00 AM EDT
Start Location:            9 miles south of Salem, IN
Start Lat/Lon:             38.47 / -86.0

End Date:                  03/01/2017
End Time:                  6:20 AM EDT
End Location:              3 miles NE of Sellersburg, IN
End Lat/Lon:               38.43 / -85.79

Survey Summary:

A series of mirobursts were evident in the broader damage path. The
first spot was where a roof was removed from a house along IN 135, 9
miles from Salem. Continuing east southeast, there were many
locations with sporadic tree and barn damage, the worse along Voyles
Road 3 miles south of New Pekin. The roof was removed in two
abandoned buildings in downtown Pekin and Borden. The sporadic
damage continued east along and near IN 60 past Bennettsville.

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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