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Public Information Statement...Corrected
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
1104 AM EDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/10/2021 TORNADO EVENT...
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/11/2021 TORNADO EVENT...

.Overview...Multiple rounds of severe weather this weekend
produced a tornado in Bradenton on Saturday evening and
in Winter Haven early Sunday afternoon.

.Bradenton Tornado...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    95 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.5135 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               1

Start Date:             04/10/2021
Start Time:             05:45 PM EDT
Start Location:         2 W Bayshore Gardens / Manatee County /
FL
Start Lat/Lon:          27.4364 / -82.6084

End Date:               04/10/2021
End Time:               05:46 PM EDT
End Location:           1 W Bayshore Gardens / Manatee County /
FL
End Lat/Lon:            27.4338 / -82.6006

Survey Summary:
A five unit townhome sustained major damage with a rough estimate
over $1 million. The tornado was moving southeast and the worst
of the damage east side of the homes. One women was injured by
falling debris inside a home. About 20 other homes in the area had
superficial damage. This was a virtual survey using all data
sources available.

.Winter Haven Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    65 mph
Path Length /statute/:  1.4443 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/11/2021
Start Time:             12:18 PM EDT
Start Location:         2 WNW Eagle Lake / Polk County / FL
Start Lat/Lon:          27.999 / -81.7849

End Date:               04/11/2021
End Time:               12:19 PM EDT
End Location:           1 NNW Eagle Lake / Polk County / FL
End Lat/Lon:            27.9933 / -81.7622

Survey Summary:
Trees on roofs near Spirit Lake and Eagle Lake. Time estimated
by radar velocity signature. Virtual storm damage survey using
all available information.

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 events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

$$
Noah


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