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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
758 AM CDT Thu May 10 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/09/18 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE 1...
...BRIEF TOUCHDOWN...

.OVERVIEW...A brief tornado touched down north and northeast of
Fennimore Wisconsin during the early afternoon hours on Wednesday.
Damage was mainly to farm buildings.

.Fennimore Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   70 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 9 2018
Start time:             131 CDT
Start location:         2 N Fennimore
Start Lat/Lon:          43.0335 / -90.6480

End date:               May 9 2018
End time:               133 CDT
End location:           2 NNE Fennimore
End_lat/lon:            43.0319 / -90.6194

SURVEY SUMMARY: Based on information from local Emergency
Management, including maps and photos, a tornado produced
damage to farms near and along Golf Road, with debris
thrown into nearby trees and into the fields. Times and path
have been estimated and may be adjusted.

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.

$$

Shea



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