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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
425 PM CST Fri Jan 13 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 01/13/17 TORNADO EVENT

.WALBURG TORNADO

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  1.1 Miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   25 Yards
Fatalities:             NONE
Injuries:               NONE

Start Date:             JAN 13 2017
Start Time:             933 AM CST
Start Location:         1 MILE SOUTH OF WALBURG / WILLIAMSON COUNTY / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          30.722 / -97.582

End Date:               JAN 13 2017
End Time:               936 AM CST
End Location:           WALBURG / WILLIAMSON COUNTY / TX
End Lat/Lon:            30.739 / -97.579

Survey_Summary: A tornado formed near FM 1105, roughly 1 mile
south of FM 972 and Walburg. The tornado tracked north for just
over one mile, damaging 4 homes and 1 business. The most
significant damage occurred at the business where a large section
of the metal roof was taken off. Minor roof and shingle damage, as
well as damage to vegetation, occurred at the homes. The tornado
dissipated near FM 972 in Walburg.

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
chance pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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