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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
540 PM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017


.Madison, NE Tornado...

EF scale rating:        EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4.5 mile
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             06/16/2017
Start time:             550 pm CDT
Start location:         3.1 miles NE Madison, NE
Start Lat/Lon:          41.8660/-97.4218

End date:               06/16/2017
End time:               556 pm CDT
End location:           4.4 miles ESE Madison, NE
End_lat/lon:            41.8157/-97.3706

A brief tornado touched down northeast of Madison, NE in Madison
county, doing minor damage to some trees. The tornado was on the
ground about 4.5 miles with a path width of 25 yards and appeared
to dissipate before moving into Stanton county. The tornado was
also confirmed with storm chaser video and the start point has
been adjusted closer to highway 81 based on storm chaser photo.
It may have been an intermittent track at times with few reliable
damage indicators impacted.

.Hoskins, NE Tornado...

EF scale rating:        EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    98 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.2 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             06/16/2017
Start time:             532 pm CDT
Start location:         4.7 miles E Hoskins, NE
Start Lat/Lon:          42.1117/-97.2133

End date:               06/16/2017
End time:               537 pm CDT
End location:           6.3 miles SE Hoskins, NE
End_lat/lon:            42.0894/-97.1859

A tornado developed within a larger area of wind damage east of
Hoskins, NE in Wayne county. The tornado initially did EFO damage
to some outbuildings at a couple of farmsteads, before doing more
substantial EF1 damage to a couple more farmsteads along the
Wayne/Stanton county line. The tornado then dissipated shortly
thereafter in northern Stanton county. The tornado was also confirmed
by spotters and Emergency Management from both Wayne and Stanton

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

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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