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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
627 PM CDT Sun Oct 8 2017


Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70-80 mph
Path length:            4.2 miles
Path width:             50-100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             10/7/17
Start time:             4:59 PM CDT
Start location:         East side of Madison, WI
Start Lat/Lon:          43.0913 N/-89.3579 W

End date:               10/7/17
End time:               5:06 PM CDT
End location:           East side of Madison, WI
End Lat/Lon:            43.1347 N/-89.2969 W

Narrative Summary

The tornado first touched down near the intersection of South
First and Winnebago Streets. The tornado moved northeast roughly
paralleling East Washington Avenue, which is US Highway 151.
The tornado lifted near the intersection of East Washington
Avenue and Interstate 39/90. Along the path, the tornado caused
a considerable amount of tree damage that consisted of large limbs
broken along with trees snapped and uprooted. The tree damage
resulted in numerous power poles and lines being downed. Many
structures suffered damage with most consisting of fascia and
roof damage. Some of the more significant damage resulted from
trees falling onto buildings.

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

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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