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Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1253 PM CDT Wed Apr 5 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/04/17 GOODMAN TORNADO EVENT...

.Goodman Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    120 mph
Path length /Statute/:  14.8 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04/04/2017
Start time:             6:48 PM CDT
Start location:         Goodman
Start Lat/Lon:          36.7237 / -94.41823

End date:               04/04/2017
End time:               7:07 PM CDT
End location:           5 East of Neosho
End_lat/lon:            36.8782 / -94.2842

Survey Summary: A National Weather Service storm survey concluded
that an EF-2 tornado caused significant damage in Goodman including
damage to the Goodman Elementary School. Numerous trees were also
uprooted along the path.

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.

$$

Burchfield


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