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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Hastings NE
1042 AM CDT Tue May 28 2024

...NWS Damage Survey for May 21, 2024 Tornado Event...

.Northern Polk County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  4.41 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/21/2024
Start Time:             04:54 AM CDT
Start Location:         6 S Duncan / Polk County / NE
Start Lat/Lon:          41.3031 / -97.4716

End Date:               05/21/2024
End Time:               04:58 AM CDT
End Location:           6 SE Duncan / Polk County / NE
End Lat/Lon:            41.326 / -97.3982

Survey Summary:
A brief EF0 rated tornado skirted its way across northern
Polk County in the early morning hours of May 21.

The tornado damaged trees, downed power lines/poles and
overturned several pivots. The peak wind was estimated
at 80 mph.

NWS Hastings would like to thank NWS Omaha/Valley for their
assistance with the the survey.

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EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0.....65 to 85 mph
EF1.....86 to 110 mph
EF2.....111 to 135 mph
EF3.....136 to 165 mph
EF4.....166 to 200 mph
EF5.....>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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NOAA/NWS/MORITZ


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