Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
339 PM CST MON JAN 11 2016

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

.Patterson Area Tornado in Wayne County Missouri...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.5 Miles
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 Yards
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             Dec 23 2015
START TIME:             1008 AM CST
START LOCATION:         Just northeast of Patterson Missouri

END DATE:               Dec 23 2015
END TIME:               1011 AM CST
END LOCATION:           3.5 miles east northeast Patterson Missouri

SURVEY_SUMMARY:

A couple dozen tree trunks snapped and some 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 EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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CW/DRS


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