Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
545 PM CDT Wed Mar 21 2018

Corrected event date in header. Also corrected end point of tornado
track and track length.

...NWS Damage Survey for 03/18/18 tornado event...

.Overview...A tornado touched down in rural Hemphill County
northwest of Glazier. The tornado caused damage to trees, power
poles and out building equivalent to a lower end EF1.

.Glazier Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    80-90 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  6.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/ :  70 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Mar 18 2019
Start Time:914 pm CDT
Start Location:         2 miles NW Glazier / Hemphill / TX
Start Lat/Lon:          36.0248 / -100.2995

End Date:               Mar 18 2019
End Time:               924 pm CDT
End Location:           5.7 miles NE Glazier / Lipscomb / TX
End Lat/Lon:            36.0891 / -100.2273

*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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