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NOUS43 KSGF 282002

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
302 PM CDT Sun May 28 2017


.EF-1 Tornado near Phillipsburg Missouri in Laclede County...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    90 mph
Path length /Statute/:  9 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             05/27/17
Start time:             250 PM CDT
Start location:         6 Miles Southwest of Lebanon MO
Start Lat/Lon           37.60/-92.74

End date:               05/27/17
End time:               307 PM CDT
End location:           6 Miles Southeast of Lebanon MO
Start Lat/Lon           37.58/-92.58

The tornado uprooted numerous trees and damaged or destroyed several outbuildings.

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

The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.


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