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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
125 PM CDT Thu Apr 6 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR APRIL 5 2017 SEVERE WEATHER EVENT...

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed in a warm sector
across Central Alabama ahead of a front. A few of these storms produced
damage and surveys are ongoing at this time. This data is very preliminary
and will be updated as information comes in and crews return.

.TORNADO #1 Hightower - Cleburne County...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    60 mph
Path Length (Statute):  TBD miles
Path Width (Maximum):   TBD yards
Fatalities:             None.
Injuries:               None.

Start Date:             Apr 05 2017
Start Time:             TBD (CDT)
Start Location:         TBD/Cleburne County AL
Start Lat/Lon:          TBD

End Date:               Apr 05 2017
End Time:               TBD (CDT)
End Location:           TBD/Cleburne County AL
End Lat/Lon:            TBD

Summary: Coming soon.

.TORNADO #2 Northern Chambers County...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 mph
Path Length (Statute):  TBD miles
Path Width (Maximum):   TBD yards
Fatalities:             None.
Injuries:               None.

Start Date:             Apr 05 2017
Start Time:             TBD (CDT)
Start Location:         TBD/Chambers County AL
Start Lat/Lon:          TBD

End Date:               Apr 05 2017
End Time:               TBD (CDT)
End Location:           TBD/Chambers County AL
End Lat/Lon:            TBD

Summary: Coming soon.

.THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE #1 Tallapoosa County...

Peak Wind Estimated:    70 mph
Path Length (Statute):  TBD miles
Path Width (Maximum):   TBD yards
Fatalities:             None.
Injuries:               None.

Start Date:             Apr 05 2017
Start Time:             TBD (CDT)
Start Location:         TBD/Tallapoosa County AL
Start Lat/Lon:          TBD

End Date:               Apr 05 2017
End Time:               TBD (CDT)
End Location:           TBD/Tallapoosa County AL
End Lat/Lon:            TBD

Summary: Coming soon.


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.

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