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NOUS43 KSGF 182122 CCA

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
324 PM CDT Thu Mar 18 2021



Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    87 mph
Path length /Statute/:  Intermittent path 25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             March 17 2021
Start time:             5:30 PM CDT
Start location:         5 miles northwest of Eagle Rock

End date:               March 17 2021
End time:               6:28 PM CDT
End location:           3 miles south of Hurley

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Intermittent tornado path 5 miles northeast of Eagle Rock to
3 miles south of Hurley. Hardwood trees uprooted, shingles removed from
single wide mobile home and outbuildings destroyed. Thanks to Stone County
Emergency Management for providing pictures.

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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