Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1024 PM CDT MON JUL 20 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/18/2015 TORNADO EVENT...

...EF-1 TORNADO OCCURRED NORTH OF EAU GALLE IN DUNN COUNTY
WISCONSIN...

A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TRACKED EAST ACROSS WEST CENTRAL
WISCONSIN DURING THE EARLY MORNING OF JULY 18TH. A TORNADO DEVELOPED
ON THE LEADING EDGE OF THIS LINE AND IMPACTED PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
DUNN COUNTY. A DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMED AN 8.1 MILE LONG TORNADO.

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 88 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 8.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: JULY 18 2015
START TIME: 147 AM CDT
START LOCATION: COUNTY RD P JUST NORTH OF 110TH AVE...4 WNW EAU GALLE
START LAT/LON: 44.7238/-92.0755

END DATE: JULY 18 2015
END TIME: 159 AM CDT
END LOCATION: 70TH AVENUE JUST WEST OF 490TH ST...4 E EAU GALLE
END LAT/LON: 44.7016/-91.9148

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO FORMED 4 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF EAU
GALLE AND CONTINUED GENERALLY EAST-SOUTHEAST TO 4 MILES EAST OF EAU
GALLE. THE GREATEST DAMAGE OCCURRED JUST NORTH OF EAU GALLE...WHERE
TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED...AND A HOME WEATHER STATION
REPORTED A MAXIMUM WIND SPEED OF 88 MPH.

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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LAHR


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