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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
358 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2016


...Two Tornadoes were confirmed in South Central South Dakota...

During the early evening of May 22, 2016 a tornado touched down
about two miles east of the Littleburg School. Eight to ten power
poles were snapped at the ground and several large trees were
heavily damaged.

Another tornado was confirmed in Tripp County, about 10 miles
southwest of Winner. More information about this tornado will be
available on 05/24/16.

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    115-120 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             05/22/2016
Start time:             625 PM CDT
Start location:         2 miles southeast of Littleburg
Start Lat/Lon:          43.0301 -100.4263

End date:               05/22/2016
End time:               635 PM CDT
End location:           4 miles northeast of Littleburg
End_lat/lon:            43.08475 -100.3793

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

The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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