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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
832 PM EDT Sat Apr 20 2019

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

***NOTE ALL INFORMATION PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/19/2019 TORNADO EVENT...

.For Isle of Wight County, VA...

Start Location...Near Mill Swamp Road and Wrens Mill Road VA
End Location...James River
Date...April 19, 2019
Estimated Time...756 PM EDT - 758 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...75-80 mph
Maximum Path Width...75-100 yards
Path Length...2.9 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...36.99, -76.66
Ending Lat/Lon...37.04, -76.656
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
The tornado touched down near Mill Swamp Road and Wrens Mill
Road, VA in northern Isle of Wight county. The tornado tracked
northward crossing King`s Landing Lane before continuing into the
James River. Numerous trees, including large oak trees, were
snapped or uprooted along the tornado path. One tree was downed on
a house.

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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