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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
1211 PM EDT WED JUN 24 2015

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR WRENTHAM IN NORFOLK COUNTY MA...

LOCATION...WRENTHAM IN NORFOLK COUNTY MA
DATE...JUNE 23 2015
ESTIMATED TIME...539 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...200 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.5 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...42.06N / -71.33W
ENDING LAT/LON...42.06N / -71.33W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
  CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
  STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAUNTON MA HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO
NEAR WRENTHAM IN NORFOLK COUNTY MA ON JUNE 23 2015.

A STRONG THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED A SMALL TORNADO THAT PASSED THROUGH
THE WRENTHAM CENTER TOWN COMMON TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WAS
MOSTLY TREE DAMAGE NOTED...INCLUDING ONE LARGE TREE UPROOTED AS
WELL AS TREE TOPS SNAPPED AND LARGE LIMBS DOWN.

MORE DETAILS ABOUT THIS TORNADO WILL BE PROVIDED LATER TODAY.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/BOX.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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JWD/EVT

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