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Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
218 PM CDT Thu May 3 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/02/18 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #5...

.TORNADO #5 - Marshall County...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    94 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   60 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             May 2, 2018
START TIME:             5:47pm CDT
START LOCATION:         5 miles east of Blue Rapids

END DATE:               May 2, 2018
END TIME:               5:56pm CDT
END LOCATION:           1 mile northeast of Frankfort

SURVEY SUMMARY: Damage in Marshall county was sporadic but enough
to warrant a rating of EF-0.  The track was from approximately 5
miles east of Blue Rapids to 1 mile northeast of Frankfort.

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.

$$


Drake



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