Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
459 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

...STORM SURVEY INFORMATION FROM AUGUST 20TH TORNADO NEAR MACKAY...

A DAMAGE SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED TODAY FOR THE TORNADO THAT OCCURRED AT
APPROXIMATELY 145 PM ON MONDAY AUGUST 20TH NEAR MACKAY. DAMAGED WAS
LIMITED TO ONE LOCATION...A RESIDENCE APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF MACKAY IN THE ALDER CREEK AREA. THE TYPE OF DAMAGE
INCLUDED A GREENHOUSE PARTIALLY BLOWN DOWN GREENHOUSE AND A METAL
HORSE SHED. ESTIMATED PATH LENGTH BASED ON THIS WAS APPROXIMATELY
330 YARDS...HOWEVER A PATH WIDTH COULD NOT BE DETERMINED AT THIS
TIME. THEREFORE...THE TORNADO HAS BEEN RATED AN EF-0 WITH
ESTIMATED WINDS OF 75 TO 85 MPH.

THE RATING COULD CHANGE BASED ON FURTHER EXAMINATION OF DAMAGE OR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. IF YOU HAVE POSSIBLE DAMAGE OR INFORMATION
RELATED TO THIS EVENT...PLEASE CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE IN POCATELLO AT 208-233-0834 OR OUR SEVERE WEATHER
HOTLINE AT 1-800-877-1937.

$$

JKEYES






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