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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
346 PM CDT Sun May 20 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/19/2018 TORNADO EVENT...

Two EF1 tornadoes, each producing maximum winds of 100 mph,
impacted areas to the north of Pleasant Hope, Missouri during the
evening of May 19, 2018...

TORNADO 1...

Rating: EF-1
Estimated peak wind: 100 mph
Path length: 2.3 miles
Path width: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0

Start date: 05/19/2018
Start time: 625 PM CDT
Start location: 2 NW of Pleasant Hope, MO
Start Lat/Lon: 37.48/-93.30

End date: 5/19/2018
End time: 630 PM CDT
End location: 2NNE Pleasant Hope, MO
End_lat/lon: 37.49/-93.26

TORNADO 2...

Rating: EF-1
Estimated peak wind: 100 mph
Path length: 2 miles
Path width: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0

Start date: 5/19/2018
Start time: 628 CDT
Start location: 3NNW Pleasant Hope, MO
Start Lat/Lon: 37.50/-93.28

End date: 5/19/2018
End time: 632 PM CDT
End location: 3NNE Pleasant Hope, MO

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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