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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
858 PM CDT WED JUL 6 2016

...STORM SURVEY TEAM NUMBER 1 RESULTS ACROSS RICE...GOODHUE...AND
WRIGHT/HENNEPIN COUNTIES...

.TORNADO #1 NEAR CANNON CITY MINNESOTA...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    90 mph
Path length /Statute/:  3.7 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5, 2016
Start time:             739 PM CDT
Start location:         East side of Cannon City, MN
Start Lat/Lon:          44.3293 / -93.2010

End date:               July 5, 2016
End time:               744 PM CDT
End Location:           4 miles west southwest of Nerstrand, MN
End lat/lon:            44.3092 / -93.1314

A tornado spun up just east of Cannon City, south of Nerstrand
Blvd and tracked east southeast. It hit a home on Gates Ave before
lifting west of Ibson Ave. The home sustained minor damage,
however a branch completely impaled an outside wall of the home.
Several trees were uprooted nearby. Information was courtesy of
the Rice County Sheriff and emergency management.

.TORNADO #2 NEAR DENNISON MINNESOTA...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5, 2016
Start time:             751 PM CDT
Start location:         5 miles east of Dennison, MN
Start Lat/Lon:          44.3938 / -92.9215

End date:               July 5, 2016
End time:               755 PM CDT
End Location:           8 miles north northwest of Wanamingo, MN
End lat/lon:            44.4017 / -92.8710

A narrow, concentrated area of mainly tree damage was found
coincident with a tornado debris signature on radar.

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


.STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE NEAR THE WRIGHT/HENNEPIN COUNTY
BORDER...

Peak wind estimated:    75-85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  6.6 miles
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5, 2016
Start time:             512 PM CDT
Start location:         1 mile north of Hanover, MN
Start Lat/Lon:          45.1734 / -93.6657

End date:               July 5, 2016
End time:               520 PM CDT
End location:           3 miles south southeast of Rogers, MN
End Lat/Lon:            45.1567 / -93.5340

Among sporadic tree damage, a 6 mile long string of transmission
lines was destroyed.

.STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE EAST OF GOODHUE MINNESOTA...

Peak wind estimated:    80 mph
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 5, 2016
Start time:             813 PM CDT
Start location:         2 miles east of Goodhue
Start Lat/Lon:          44.3982 / -92.5768

End date:               July 5, 2016
End time:               About 820 PM CDT
End location:           2 miles east of Goodhue
End Lat/Lon:            44.3982 / -92.5768

There was significant roof and siding damage to metal agricultural
buildings exposed to the wind. The debris was carried with the
wind to the east southeast with no evidence to support a tornado.
Several trees were also down.

NOTE:
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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BORGHOFF


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