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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
357 PM CDT THU AUG 20 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/18/15 TORNADO EVENT...

THREE TORNADOES OCCURRED ACROSS PORTIONS OF WALWORTH...RACINE
AND WAUKESHA COUNTIES ON THE EVENING OF TUESDAY AUGUST 18TH
2015.

.LAKE GENEVA TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUG 18 2015
START TIME:             856 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         LAKE GENEVA / WALWORTH / WI
START LAT/LON:          42.5882 / -88.4343

END DATE:               AUG 18 2015
END TIME:               906 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1 NE SPRINGFIELD / WALWORTH / WI
END_LAT/LON:            42.6548/ -88.3969

.BIG BEND TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUG 18 2015
START TIME:             925 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         5 NW WATERFORD / RACINE / WI
START LAT/LON:          42.8320 / -88.2669

END DATE:               AUG 18 2015
END TIME:               932 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 SW BIG BEND / WAUKESHA / WI
END_LAT/LON:            42.8611 / -88.2391

.WAUKESHA TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   25 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUG 18 2015
START TIME:             950 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         SW WAUKESHA / WAUKESHA / WI
START LAT/LON:          42.9785 / -88.2559

END DATE:               AUG 18 2015
END TIME:               953 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           SW WAUKESHA / WAUKESHA / WI
END_LAT/LON:            42.9860 / -88.2633

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.

$$

HALBACH


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