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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
158 PM CDT Thu Jul 2 2015

...EF-1 tornado confirmed in Benton County...

* Date...07/02/2015
* Begin Location...3 miles northwest of Warsaw
* End Location...0.5 miles west of Warsaw
* Estimated begin time...9:56 PM CDT
* Estimated end time...10:03 PM CDT
* MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1
* Estimated maximum wind speed...94 MPH
* Estimated path width...1/4 to 1/2 mile.
* Path length...3.25 miles.
* Fatalities...None.
* Injuries...None.
* Begin Lat/Lon...38.28435 N / -93.42776 W
* End Lat/Lon...38.24306 N / -93.39658 W

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

Additional information...

Numerous trees were uprooted along the path. A metal building was
damaged. A boat dock was flipped with 7 boats sunk at the dock. A
fireworks tent was blown over.


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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