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NOUS43 KPAH 012231

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
531 PM CDT Thu Jun 1 2017


.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   80 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 27 2017
Start time:             818 PM CDT
Start location:         6.5 miles NW of Poplar Bluff Missouri, near
                        the intersection of Hwy PP and County Rd 429

End date:               May 27 2017
End time:               822 PM 2017
End location:           4.25 miles NW of Poplar Bluff along Misty
                        Meadow Road

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Several trees were uprooted with numerous limbs broken.
                At least minor structural damage occurred to at least 2
                homes due to fallen trees. At least a half dozen homes
                sustained loss of shingles along Forest Meadow Drive.

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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