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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
206 PM CDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE MARTELL/SPRING VALLEY, WI 6/28/17
TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    105 mph
Path length /Statute/:  11.7 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   700 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               1

Start date:             June 28, 2017
Start time:             425 PM CDT
Start location:         6 miles north of Ellsworth, WI
Start Lat/Lon:          44.8244 / -92.4892

End date:               June 28, 2017
End time:               449 PM CDT
End location:           2 miles south southwest of Spring Valley, WI
End lat/lon:            44.8201 / -92.2577

A tornado quickly spun up 6 miles north of Ellsworth and produced
damage mainly in the form of uprooted trees and snapped trunks
as it tracked east across northeastern Pierce county. The tornado
dissipated near a location 2 miles south southwest of Spring
Valley. Several homes sustained mainly roof damage, but a truck
slid out of a garage and flipped onto its side at one location.
Several farm outbuildings or barns were significantly damaged or
destroyed. One injury was reported.

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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Borghoff/MPG



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