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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
741 PM CDT Wed May 6 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/06/15 TORNADO EVENT...

.KELLYVILLE TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 TO 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 6 2015
START TIME:             258 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         5.5 SSW KELLYVILLE / CREEK / OK
START LAT/LON:          35.8655 / -96.2274

END DATE:               MAY 6 2015
END TIME:               300 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           4.5 S KELLYVILLE / CREEK / OK
END LAT/LON:            35.8780 / -96.2045

SURVEY SUMMARY:
THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED WITHIN A SQUALL LINE. THE TORNADO SPLIT A
COUPLE OF HARDWOOD TREES AND BLEW DOWN LARGE LIMBS FROM OTHER
TREES WITHIN ITS PATH.

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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EJC/LACY/SFP




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