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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
454 PM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/09/17 TORNADO EVENT IN RIPLEY COUNTY MISSOURI...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    120 mph
Path length /Statute/:  9.75 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   600 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Mar 09 2017
Start time:             645 pm CST
Start location:         6.5 miles north of Doniphan, Missouri

End date:               Mar 09 2017
End time:               657 pm CST
End location:           12.2 miles northeast of Doniphan, Missouri

SURVEY SUMMARY: Hundreds to thousands of hardwood trees and pines snapped and uprooted.
Some snapped near the base. Barn destroyed.

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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