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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
817 PM CDT Sat May 20 2017

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...NWS Damage survey for 05/18/17 tornado event...

.OVERVIEW...
During the evening of Thursday, May 18, a severe thunderstorm moved
across northern Brown county, with a confirmed tornado touchdown
near the community of Cross Cut in northwestern Brown county. A
survey team from the National Weather Service found damage consistent
with an EF-1 tornado. The tornado lifted roof decking off of some
homes, destroyed some small sheds and lifted some metal roof panels
off of some barns. In addition, numerous trees limbs and some tree
trunks were snapped, with debris blown over 250 yards.

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    107 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   450 YARDS
FATALITIES:             NONE
INJURIES:               NONE

START DATE:             MAY 18 2017
START TIME:             741 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1 E Cross Cut/ Brown/ TX
START LAT/LON:          32.0355/-99.1190

END DATE:               MAY 18 2017
END TIME:               755 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 NE Cross Cut/ Brown/ TX
END_LAT/LON:            32.0571/-99.0786

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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