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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1001 PM CDT Wed Sep 10 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/09/14 TORNADO EVENT...

A WEAK TORNADO WAS SURVEYED IN ST. PETERS MISSOURI BY A NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE EMPLOYEE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

.ST. PETERS EF0 TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   25 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEPTEMBER 09 2014
START TIME:             910 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         38.7557/-90.5922

END DATE:               SEPTEMBER 09 2014
END TIME:               915 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           38.7731/-90.5700

SURVEY SUMMARY:

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF JAQ MAR DRIVE
AND MCCLAY ROAD CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO TREES AND HOUSES. MINOR
ROOF AND SIDING DAMAGE WAS NOTED ON SEVERAL OF THE HOUSES ALONG
JAQ MAR DRIVE SOUTH OF MCCLAY ROAD. A ROW OF WHITE VINYL FENCING
WAS DAMAGED ALONGSIDE THE PARKING LOT OF THE CALVARY TEMPLE CHURCH
WHERE A BRADFORD PEAR TREE WAS SNAPPED AT ITS BASE AND A DONATION
SHED WAS FLIPPED OVER. THIS WAS THE MOST CONCENTRATED DAMAGE ALONG
THE ENTIRE PATH OF THE TORNADO WITH THE WIND ESTIMATED TO HAVE BEEN
AROUND 75 MPH.

THE TORNADO TRAVELED NORTHEAST CROSSING MCCLAY ROAD INTO THE
HIDDEN LAKE SUBDIVISION. ADDITIONAL SOFT WOOD TREES WERE DAMAGED
WITH LIMBS BROKEN AND A FEW TREES SPLIT. IT MOVED NEARLY PARALLEL
TO JUNGERMANN ROAD CAUSING ADDITIONAL TREE DAMAGE AND MINOR ROOFING
AND SIDING DAMAGE TO SEVERAL HOUSES ALONG OMAR DRIVE. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED NORTHEAST CROSSING JUNGERMANN ROAD NEAR THE ENTRANCE
OF THE HORSTMEIER TRAIL. SOME LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE BROKEN IN THIS
AREA.  THE DAMAGE ALONG THIS PORTION OF THE PATH WAS SUPPORTIVE OF
WIND SPEEDS OF AROUND 60 MPH.

THE TORNADO LEFT MINOR TREE DAMAGE THE REMAINDER OF ITS PATH AS IT
WEAKENED FURTHER AND EVENTUALLY DISSIPATED NORTH OF LAUREL PARK.

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.

$$

CVKING




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