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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
707 PM CDT Sat Aug 24 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/23/19 TORNADO EVENT...

.Overview...A severe storm developed rotation and produced a
tornado which was reported by multiple sources. While the storm
move slowly to the south, the tornado moved more west under the
rotation in rural Beaver County. The storm also produced wind
damage and hail across many other portions of the county.

.Beaver County...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    81 mph
Path Length /statute/:  1.95 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             08/23/2019
Start Time:             08:10 PM CDT
Start Location:         9 E Beaver / Beaver County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          36.7969 / -100.3509

End Date:               08/23/2019
End Time:               08:20 PM CDT
End Location:           7 ESE Beaver / Beaver County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            36.797 / -100.3858

Survey Summary:
Tornado touched down near a rural ranch home. Significant tree
damage occurred in that location along with damage to the roof of
a barn and the porch and roof of one home in the complex. Another
out building was destroyed further along the path. The degree of
damage and lack of damage to power poles along the path supported
an EF0 rating.


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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