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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
700 PM CDT Sat May 5 2018


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 2, 2018 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #1...

FORMAL STORM SURVEY THROUGH RAYTOWN WILL UPDATE THE EXISTING
TORNADO PATH...SURVEY ALSO YIELDED A SECOND TORNADO PATH IN
RAYTOWN.

A formal storm survey through Raytown, Missouri yielded more information
regarding the previously confirmed tornado. The survey also
determined a second path associated with a separate nearby circulation.
This will be a second tornado path in Raytown from the storms on May 2,
2018

.Raytown Tornado 1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80-85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.6 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 2, 2018
Start time:             9:24 PM CDT
Start location:         Raytown, Missouri
Start Lat/Lon:          38.97/-94.48

End date:               May 2, 2018
End time:               9:29 PM CDT
End location:           Raytown, Missouri
End_lat/lon:            38.98/-94.46



.Raytown Tornado 2...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80-85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 2, 2018
Start time:             9:26 PM CDT
Start location:         Raytown, Missouri
Start Lat/Lon:          38.99/-94.47

End date:               May 2, 2018
End time:               9:29 PM CDT
End location:           Raytown, Missouri
End_lat/lon:            39.00/-94.45


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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