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Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1238 PM MDT Sat Jul 13 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/12/2019...

.MOTT TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    105 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.85 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   200 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jul 12 2019
Start time:             924 pm MDT
Start location:         2 NNW Mott / Hettinger County / ND
Start Lat/Lon:          46.4003 / -102.3448

End date:               Jul 12 2019
End time:               932 pm MDT
End location:           1 E Mott / Hettinger County / ND
End_lat/lon:            46.3713 / -102.3019

SURVEY_SUMMARY: THIS TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AROUND 924 PM MDT ROUGHLY
2 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF MOTT AND TRACKED APPROXIMATELY 2.85 MILES
SOUTH SOUTHEAST BEFORE LIFTING ABOUT 1 MILE EAST OF TOWN. EXTENSIVE TREE
DAMAGE AND THE DESTRUCTION OF OUT BUILDINGS MARKED THE WORST OF THE EF1
DAMAGE ALONG THE PATH WHICH TRACKED THROUGH THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF MOTT.

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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ZH/JPM/AE/WAA


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