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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
945 PM CDT Thu Apr 5 2018


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/03/18 MATTHEWS MISSOURI TORNADO EVENT...


Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    110 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   125 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             April 3, 2018
Start time:             614 PM CDT
Start location:         3 miles northwest of Matthews

End date:               April 3, 2018
End time:               617 PM CDT
End location:           1 mile north-northwest of Matthews

SURVEY SUMMARY: A large farm implement building wad completely
destroyed, along with portions of the same building lofted over
one mile away. Four barns or garages sustained damage, with
portions of these structures blown away or damaged. A grain bin
was blown in on one side. Farm implements were blown over or
tossed tens of feet from their original location. One home had
a rear porch roof blown off, a broken window, and large sections
of shingles torn off. Another home had a broken window. Several
trees were broken.

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 event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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