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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service La Crosse WI
314 PM CDT Mon Jul 22 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/19/2019 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #1...

.OVERVIEW...Two brief tornadoes have been confirmed across
northern Clark County, Wisconsin. These tornadoes resulted from
severe thunderstorms crossing the area Friday evening, July 19th.
Outside of these tornadoes, widespread straight-line wind damage
was also noted across northern portions of the county.

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   30 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jul 19 2019
Start time:             717 pm CDT
Start location:         4 W Withee, WI
Start lat/lon:          44.9599 / -90.6797

End date:               Jul 19 2019
End time:               719 pm CDT
End location:           4 W Withee, WI
End lat/lon:            44.9621 / -90.6762

SURVEY SUMMARY: Tornado crossed County Road O and nearby train
tracks before dissipating. Damage was noted to one farmstead as
well as nearby trees.

.TORNADO #2...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    110 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jul 19 2019
Start time:             724 pm CDT
Start location:         2 NNW Withee, WI
Start lat/lon:          44.9858 / -90.6116

End date:               Jul 19 2019
End time:               726 pm CDT
End location:           2 NNW Withee, WI
End lat/lon:            44.9887 / -90.6077

SURVEY SUMMARY: Tornado crossed Center Road, traveling northeast
before dissipating prior to reaching the railroad tracks and
Nerdrum Drive. Damage to at least one residence and numerous
hardwood trees was noted.

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.

$$

Lawrence/Baumgardt



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