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000 NOUS44 KHGX 301720 PNSHGX TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313- 335>338-436>438-310400- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX 1048 AM CDT Sat May 30 2020 ...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/27/20 TORNADO EVENT... ..Waller County Tornado #1... Rating: EF1 Estimated Peak Wind: 90 mph Path Length /statute/: 0.8 miles Path Width /maximum/: 50.0 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: 05/27/2020 Start Time: 03:21 PM CDT Start Location: 8 N Hempstead / Waller County / TX Start Lat/Lon: 30.2095 / -96.084 End Date: 05/27/2020 End Time: 03:23 PM CDT End Location: 7 N Hempstead / Waller County / TX End Lat/Lon: 30.2037 / -96.0725 Survey Summary: Short damage path, Waters Road area. Numerous large trees uprooted, laid down in different directions ranging from due south to due east. ..Waller County Tornado #2... Rating: EF1 Estimated Peak Wind: 90 mph Path Length /statute/: 1.45 miles Path Width /maximum/: 75.0 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: 05/27/2020 Start Time: 03:23 PM CDT Start Location: 8 N Hempstead / Waller County / TX Start Lat/Lon: 30.2073 / -96.0562 End Date: 05/27/2020 End Time: 03:25 PM CDT End Location: 7 NNE Hempstead / Waller County / TX End Lat/Lon: 30.1964 / -96.0355 Survey Summary: Well defined damage path. Numerous trees uprooted, some trunks snapped. Roof taken off barn. Other straight line wind damage noted in the area. 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. $$

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