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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
445 PM CDT Tue Oct 3 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR OCTOBER 2, 2017 BOONE COUNTY TORNADO...

A brief, weak tornado tracked approximately 0.4 miles, causing
damage to grain bins, a small farm outbuilding, trees and crops.

EF scale rating:        EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             October 2, 2017
Start time:             1142 PM CDT
Start location:         4 miles northwest of St Edward Nebraska

End date:               October 2, 2017
End time:               1143 PM CDT
End location:           4 miles northwest of St Edward Nebraska

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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