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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL
315 PM CDT Fri May 4 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For 05/03/18 Tornado Event...

.A brief touchdown of a tornado occurred late Thursday
night in Jones county Iowa...

.Olin Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.1 mile
Path Width /maximum/:   10 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 05 2018
Start Time:             11:15 pm CDT
Start Location:         0.4 NW Olin / Jones / Iowa
Start Lat/Lon:          42.0012 / -91.1489

End Date:               May 05 2018
End Time:               11:17 pm CDT
End Location:           0.4 NW Olin / Jones / Iowa
End Lat/Lon:            42.0013 / -91.1490

An EF-0 tornado touched down northwest of Olin, IA. A 150 pound
fire hydrant was displaced 15-20 ft and a metal shed was
lofted 70 ft away.

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 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

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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GROSS/UTTECH/KUHL


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