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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1241 PM CDT Mon Jun 19 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/16/2017 MARSHALL COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.64 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 16, 2017
START TIME:             11:01 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.53 MILES WNW OF BEATTIE
START LAT/LON:          39.8667/-96.4663

END DATE:               JUNE 16, 2017
END TIME:               11:05 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.71 MILES SW OF BEATTIE
END_LAT/LON:            39.8317/-96.4465

SUMMARY: THIS SHORT-LIVED TORNADO DEVELOPED ALONG THE LEADING
EDGE OF A DAMAGING WIND STORM. IT DESTROYED SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS
AND DOWNED TREES AND POWERLINES.

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.

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SKOW



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