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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
710 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/25/17 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...Two tornadoes developed in Mayes County, Oklahoma,
during the late evening of April 25th. These tornadoes developed on
the leading edge of a bowing line segment that translated across the
county. A survey team from NWS Tulsa assessed the damage today and
the findings are detailed below.

.Adair Oklahoma Tornado #1...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    95 to 105 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  6.4 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   550 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 25 2017
Start Time:             1133 pm CDT
Start Location:         5.3 NW Pryor / Mayes County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          36.3725 / -95.3729

End Date:               April 25 2017
End Time:               1142 pm CDT
End Location:           2.7 WNW Adair / Mayes County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            36.4476 / -95.3176

Survey Summary: This tornado destroyed a mobile home, damaged several
homes, destroyed outbuildings, snapped and uprooted numerous trees,
and blew down power poles.

.Adair Oklahoma Tornado #2...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    100 to 110 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  4.1 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   600 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 25 2017
Start Time:             1134 pm CDT
Start Location:         7 SW Adair / Mayes County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          36.4000 / -95.3887

End Date:               April 25 2017
End Time:               1141 pm CDT
End Location:           3.1 WSW Adair / Mayes County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            36.4260 / -95.3273

Survey Summary: This tornado snapped and uprooted numerous trees,
destroyed outbuildings, damaged homes, and blew down power poles.

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 events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

$$

EJC



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