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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
547 PM CST Wed Mar 8 2017

...EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Hickory County...

* Date...03/06/2017
* Begin Location...3 miles south-southwest of Quincy, Missouri
* End Location...3 miles south-southwest of Quincy, Missouri
* Estimated begin time...1000 PM
* Estimated end time...1001 PM
* MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1
* Estimated maximum wind speed...95 mph
* Estimated path width...100 yards
* Path length...0.75 miles
* Fatalities...None
* Injuries...None
* Begin Lat/Lon...37.9661 N / -93.5016 W
* End Lat/Lon...37.96370 N / -93.49020 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...

Tornado event occurred 1001 TO 1002 PM CST. Rated as an EF-1
tornado with estimated peak winds of 90 TO 95 MPH. Path length
approximately 0.75 MILES with a maximum width of 100 yards. End
point of tornado was approximately 3 MILES SSW OF Quincy in
Hickory County Missouri. Damage was primarily to farm out
buildings that were destroyed an trees uprooted. The duration of
the tornado was approximately one minute.

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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