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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1259 PM CDT Mon Oct 13 2014

...Brief EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Lawrence County...

* Date...Oct 13 2014
* Begin Location...3 miles north of Chesapeake
* End Location...3 miles north of Chesapeake
* Estimated begin time...06:58 AM CDT/11:58 AM UTC
* Estimated end time...06:58 AM CDT/11:58 AM UTC
* MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
* Estimated maximum wind speed...75 MPH
* Estimated path width...50 Yards
* Path length...Single Point
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0
* Begin Lat/Lon...37.1593 N / -93.6796 W
* End Lat/Lon...37.1593 N / -93.6796 W

* 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...

A brief EF-0 tornado touched down just before 7 AM CDT along County
Road 1212 in Lawrence County, MO, approximately 3 miles north of
Chesapeake. Roof damage was observed on a single family home,
along with significant damage to an outbuilding. Winds were
estimated to be about 75 MPH, with a tornado path width of 50 yards.


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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