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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
151 PM MDT Mon Jun 19 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/12/17 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...A Tornado occurred over extreme northern Weld County
from 8 miles south southwest of Hereford to 2 miles north of Hereford
along the Colorado-Wyoming border.

.TORNADO # 1...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    111 mph
Path length /Statute/:  10.6 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             6/12/2017
Start time:             435 PM MDT
Start location:         8 miles south southwest of Hereford

End date:               6/12/2017
End time:               457 PM MDT
End location:           2 miles north of Hereford

Areas of sporadic tornado damage were noted from 8 miles south southwest of
Hereford to north of Hereford near the Colorado-Wyoming border.  Most of
the damage was in the EF-0 to EF-1 range with a few small pockets of EF-2
near Hereford.

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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