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Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1220 PM CDT Sat May 20 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/19/2017 TORNADO EVENT- UPDATE 6...

...Dawson/Mountain Grove Tornado...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
Path length /Statute/: 0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/: 40 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date:             05/19/2017
Start time:             3:00 AM
Start location:         1 mile north of Dawson/10 miles north of Mountain Grove

End date:               05/19/2017
End time:               3:01 AM
End location:           1 mile north of Dawson/10 miles north of Mountain Grove


AN EF-0 TORNADO...WITH ESTIMATED 85 MPH WINDS...BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT ONE MILE
NORTH OF DAWSON OR 10 MILES NORTH OF MOUNTAIN GROVE. THE TORNADO WAS ABOUT 40 YARDS
WIDE AND DAMAGED SEVERAL TREES AND ONE RESIDENTIAL ROOF.

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.

$$

Gaede



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