Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1232 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/01/2018 TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO #1...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             05/01/2018
START TIME:             6:59pm CDT
START LOCATION:         6.1 miles northeast of Glasco

END DATE:               05/01/2018
END TIME:               7:10pm CDT
END LOCATION:           9.3 miles south of Concordia

This tornado damaged several farmsteads, trees, and powerlines
along its path.

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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Skow


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