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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
553 PM CDT Mon May 1 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR APRIL 30TH 2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.New Madrid County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    125 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04-30-2017
Start time:             2:52 a.m.
Start location:         1/2 mile north of Matthews Missouri

End date:               04-30-2017
End time:               2:56 a.m.
End location:           1 mile south of Sikeston Missouri

One house, the roof was removed. Part of the rear exterior wall was
blown inward as well. One barn was leveled. Two other barns had
damage. Several trees were uprooted.

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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