Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
403 PM CDT TUE APR 8 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/03/14 RIPLEY COUNTY MISSOURI TORNADO...

RATING: EF-2

TIME: 9:40 PM CDT (ESTIMATED)

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 120 MPH

PATH LENGTH: 3.75 MILES (FROM 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF DONIPHAN TO 7
MILES NORTH OF DONIPHAN)

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 220 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

DAMAGE: THOUSANDS OF MATURE LARGE OAK AND PINE TREES SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED. ONE SHED DESTROYED AND ONE METAL BUILDING DE-ROOFED.

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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