Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
736 PM CDT Sat May 18 2019


.Overview...A rather large tornado occurred with a supercell storm
as it moved west of Miami, TX. Pictures show the tornado was a
large wedge around 850 pm, but no damage was found or reported as
it remained in open country.

.Tornado Northwest or Miami...

Rating: Unknown
Estimated Peak Wind:    Unknown
Path Length /statute/:  6.4 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   500.0 yards
Injuries:  0

Start Date:             05/05/2019
Start Time:             08:49 PM CDT
Start Location:         7 N Codman / Roberts County / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          35.7397 / -100.7675

End Date:               05/05/2019
End Time:               09:03 PM CDT
End Location:           3 WSW Miami / Roberts County / TX
End Lat/Lon:            35.6687 / -100.6943

Survey Summary:
Details of the track and width are estimated from photos and
radar signatures. The tornado stayed in open country and no
damage was found or reported.

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 event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.


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