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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Portland OR
1151 PM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR LACOMB OR...

.LACOMB TORNADO

EF SCALE RATING:        EF0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    65-75 MPH
PATH LENGTH (MI):       0.23 MILES
PATH WIDTH (MAX):       150 FEET
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             9/20/2017
START TIME:             1:07 PM
START LOCATION:         2 NE LACOMB
START LAT/LON:          44.592/-122.704

END DATE:               9/20/2017
END TIME:               1:08 PM
END LOCATION:           2 NE LACOMB
END LAT/LON:            44.592/-122.696

SURVEY SUMMARY: FIVE FARM BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED ALONG GREEN
MOUNTAIN DRIVE. A MAJORITY OF THE DAMAGE WAS LIMITED TO THE
REMOVAL OF METAL AND FABRIC ROOFS, ALTHOUGH A FEW WOODEN TRUSSES
WERE BROKEN AS WELL. TWO POWER POLES AND SEVERAL TREE LIMBS WERE
DOWNED IN THE AREA.

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:
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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/BENTLEY



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