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Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
1229 PM MDT TUE AUG 9 2016

...NWS TORNADO EVENT FOR AUGUST 7 2016...

.Freedom Hills Tornado east of Gillette...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    98 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   365 yards
Fatalities:             0|
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Aug 7, 2016
Start time:             755 pm MDT
Start location:         1 East of Wyodak
Start Lat/Lon:          44.2890 / -105.3636

End date:               Aug 7, 2016
End time:               759 pm MDT
End location:           2 East of Wyodak
End_lat/lon:            44.2968 / -105.3348

Tornado damage survey performed by Campbell County Emergency
Management. About a dozen homes sustained damage.

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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