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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1014 AM CDT Fri May 12 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/11/17 FREDVILLE TORNADO EVENT...


Rating: EF-0
Estimated peak wind: 85 mph
Path length /Statute/: 1 mile
Path width /Maximum/:100 yards


Start date:05/11/2017
Start time: 12:34 am CDT
Start location:36.906455 / -94.414633


End date: 05/11/2017
End time: 12:35 am CDT
End location: 36.912392 / -94.407380

A NWS STORM SURVEY FOUND THAT A BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF GATEWAY DRIVE AND JUTE ROAD NORTH OF
NEOSHO. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED. SEVERAL HOMES HAD MINOR
DAMAGE TO ROOFS. SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS AND SHEDS SUFFERED DAMAGE OR
DESTROYED. THE PATH WIDTH WAS ESTIMATED AT ABOUT 100 YARDS AND
THE PATH LENGTH UP TO ONE MILE. THE ESTIMATED PEAK WIND SPEED WAS
85 MPH.

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.

$$

Griffin


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