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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
425 PM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/18/2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.Du Quoin, Illinois Tornado (Perry County)...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated peak wind: 65 mph
Path length /Statute/: 0.65 miles
Path width /Maximum/:30 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date:             Nov 18 2017
Start time:             12:15 PM CST
Start location:         Intersection of Division Street and East Cole Street

End date:               Nov 18 2017
End time:               12:18 PM CST
End location:           Intersection of Hidden Lakes Drive and East Cole Street

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Eyewitness reports. Numerous homes and businesses had shingle
and siding damage. Hundreds of tree limbs down, damaging several vehicles. One
power pole snapped. Widespread power outages reported. A dozen mobile homes
damaged with one untied mobile home shifted off the foundation. Hail occurred
on west side of community before tornado touched down.

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.

Hooper/Hooper

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