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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
145 PM CDT Tue Oct 14 2014

...EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Northwestern Greene County...

* Date...October 13, 2014
* Begin Location...3 miles north northwest of Ash Grove
* End Location...3.25 miles north northwest of Ash Grove
* Estimated begin time...07:20 AM/12:20 UTC
* Estimated end time...07:21 AM/12:21 UTC
* MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
* Estimated maximum wind speed...70 MPH
* Estimated path width...100 yards
* Path length...1/3rd mile
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0
* Begin Lat/Lon...37.35396 N / -93.60541 W
* End Lat/Lon...37.35775 N / -93.60114 W

* This preliminary information was determined by a National
  Weather Service Survey Team and is subject to change pending
  final review of the event and publication in National Weather
  Service Storm Data.

Additional information...

A short lived EF-0 tornado occurred 3 miles north northwest of Ash
Grove with estimated winds near 70 mph. The path width was 100
yards. Several trees were damaged or uprooted.

This information can also be found on our website at
 www.weather.gov/sgf .

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...Wind speeds  65 to  85 MPH.
EF1...Wind speeds  86 t0 110 MPH.
EF2...Wind speeds 111 to 135 MPH.
EF3...Wind speeds 136 to 165 MPH.
EF4...Wind speeds 166 to 200 MPH.
EF5...Wind speeds GREATER than 200 MPH.


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FOSTER




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