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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
601 PM CDT Fri Jul 10 2015

...Two EF-0 tornadoes confirmed in Douglas County, MO...

...Tornado 1 - EFO tornado confirmed between Ava and Mt. Zion...

* Date...7/9/2015
* Begin Location...along Highway B 4 miles north of Ava
* End Location...Mt Zion...
* Estimated begin time...3:00 PM
* Estimated end time...3:03 PM
* MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
* Estimated maximum wind speed...80 MPH
* Estimated path width...100 yards
* Path length...1.4 miles
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0
* Begin Lat/Lon...37.00N / -92.67W
* End Lat/Lon....37.02N / -92.66W

...Tornado 2 - EFO tornado confirmed between Ava and Bryant...

* Date...7/9/2015
* Begin Location...4 northeast of Ava near the intersection of
  County Roads 102 and 101...
* End Location...1 mile southeast of Bryant
* Estimated begin time...3:05 PM
* Estimated end time...3:08 PM
* MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
* Estimated maximum wind speed...80 MPH
* Estimated path width...100 yards
* Path length...2.3 miles
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0
* Begin Lat/Lon...37.01N / -92.63W
* End Lat/Lon....37.03N / -92.59W

* 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...

Both tornadoes uprooted numerous trees along their paths.

The NWS survey of the Bryant tornado was terminated due to a
flooded low water crossing along County Road 101. Additional
damage has been reported northeast of this location which may be
tornado related.


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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