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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1107 AM CDT Fri May 19 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 5/19/2017 TORNADO EVENT- UPDATE 2...


.Branson Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.10 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               1

Start date:             05/19/2017
Start time:             1:28 AM CDT
Start location:         3 Miles West of Branson
Start Lat/Lon:          36.64317 N -93.2644 W

End date:               5/19/2017
End time:               1:29 AM CDT
End location:           3 Miles West of Branson
End_lat/lon:            36.64317 N -93.2644 W

NWS Storm survey concluded that a brief EF-0 tornado caused damage
to a hotel west of Branson, Missouri. One person suffered injuries.

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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