Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
727 PM CST FRI JAN 8 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 12/23/2015 TORNADO EVENT...

.Western Wayne County (Leeper) Missouri Tornado...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.5 Miles
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 Yards
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/23/2015
START TIME:             956 AM CST
START LOCATION:         4 miles west of Mill Springs Missouri


END DATE:               12/23/2015
END TIME:               959 AM CST
END LOCATION:           2 miles northwest of Mill Springs

SURVEY_SUMMARY:
Several tree trunks snapped, a few trees uprooted, and several
large tree branches broken or snapped.

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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CW/DRS



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