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NOUS43 KSGF 040501

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1101 PM CST Fri Mar 3 2017


A NWS storm survey indicated that a brief EF-0 tornado touched down just
north-northwest of Buffalo along Rocket Road. The tornado path started
just west of Highway 65 along Highway C and ended near Rocket Road and
Highway 73. There were several trees blown along with numerous larges
branches. There was damage to several outbuildings and barns. One barn
was completely destroyed. A truck was severely damaged from the debris.
One home had severe roof damage.

.Tornado North of Buffalo Missouri...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1 mile
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             03/01/2017
Start time:             1230 AM CST
Start location:         3 miles northwest of Buffalo, MO

End date:               03/01/2017
End time:               1231 AM CST
End location:           3 miles north of Buffalo, MO

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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