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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
524 PM CDT Mon May 1 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 4/25-29/2017 TORNADO EVENTS...UPDATED

.UPDATE...UPDATED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR 4/26 HOLIDAY
ISLAND TORNADO...AND DETAILS FOR THE 4/28 CAMERON...4/29 SALLISAW...AND
4/29 NATURAL DAM TORNADOES.

.OVERVIEW...DAMAGE SURVEYS HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED FOR TORNADOES IN MAYES
AND CARROLL COUNTIES ON 4/25-26...FOR LE FLORE COUNTY ON 4/28...AND
FOR SEQUOYAH AND CRAWFORD COUNTY TORNADOES ON 4/29. THE DETAILS FOR
THESE TORNADOES FOLLOW.

.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.

.Pensacola Oklahoma Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 to 100 mph mph
Path Length /Statute/:  10.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   400 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 25 2017
Start Time:             1146 pm CDT
Start Location:         4.9 SW Strang / Mayes County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          36.3790 / -95.2087

End Date:               April 25 2017
End Time:               1157 pm CDT
End Location:           3.2 NE Pensacola / Mayes County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            36.4854 / -95.0855

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

.Holiday Island Arkansas Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    100 to 110 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  13.1 miles (in Arkansas)
Path Width /Maximum/:   1500 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 26 2017
Start Time:             133 am CDT
Start Location:         4 SW Beaver / Carroll County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:          36.4378 / -93.8236

End Date:               April 26 2017
End Time:               pending
End Location:           pending
End Lat/Lon:            pending

Survey Summary: This tornado snapped and uprooted numerous trees,
damaged homes, destroyed outbuildings, and blew down power poles. It
became very wide west of Holiday Island. It appears to have crossed
into extreme southeastern Barry County, Missouri. Coordination is
being conducted with NWS Springfield for the ending of this tornado.

.Cameron Oklahoma Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated Peak Wind:    110 to 120 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  8.1 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   750 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 28 2017
Start Time:             1036 pm CDT
Start Location:         3.4 SW Cameron / Le Flore County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          35.1017 / -94.5783

End Date:               April 28 2017
End Time:               1051 pm CDT
End Location:           5 SW Pocola / Le Flore County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            35.2152 / -94.5509

Survey Summary: This tornado destroyed mobile homes, damaged homes,
destroyed outbuildings, snapped numerous trees and power poles,
uprooted numerous trees, and rolled several vehicles.

.Sallisaw Oklahoma Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 to 100 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  7.3 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   600 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 29 2017
Start Time:             417 pm CDT
Start Location:         1.6 SSE Sallisaw / Sequoyah County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          35.4394 / -94.7782

End Date:               April 29 2017
End Time:               430 pm CDT
End Location:           7 ENE Sallisaw / Sequoyah County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            35.4900 / -94.6670

Survey Summary: This tornado uprooted trees, snapped power poles, and
destroyed outbuildings.

.Natural Dam Arkansas Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 to 100 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  5.5 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 29 2017
Start Time:             457 pm CDT
Start Location:         4 NW Natural Dam / Crawford County / AR
Start Lat/Lon:          35.6709 / -94.4602

End Date:               April 29 2017
End Time:               505 pm CDT
End Location:           4.9 NNE Natural Dam
End Lat/Lon:            35.7202 / -94.3833

Survey Summary: This tornado uprooted trees, damaged a home, destoyed
a mobile home, 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/SFP



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