Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX
NOUS44 KSJT 022026
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
326 PM CDT THU JUN 2 2016
...NWS Damage Survey for 5/28/16 Tornado Event Update #1...
A southeast moving supercell thunderstorm spawned a strong
tornado that tracked 5 miles across southeast Kimble County.
Storm chasers and residents also observed the tornado.
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 4.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 150 YARDS
START DATE: MAY 28 2016
START TIME: 7:50 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 19 miles southeast of Junction
END DATE: MAY 28 2016
END TIME: 8:02 PM CDT
END LOCATION: 23.7 miles southeast of Junction
A NWS damage survey team investigated damage in southeast Kimble
County yesterday and found clear evidence of strong tornado damage.
This tornado snapped and also uprooted numerous Oak Tree trunks along
its path. The tornado also destroyed a porch and carried it for a few
miles. The strong winds lifted a portion of the roof off of the home.
The tornado also uprooted large cedar trees in its path and broke many
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
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.