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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
334 PM CDT Tue Apr 9 2024 /434 PM EDT Tue Apr 9 2024/

...NWS Damage Survey for the April 2, 2024, Tornado Event Update...

.Update...Additional damage surveys found an EF-0 tornado occurred
in central Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, during the April 2,
2024, severe weather event. This brings the total number of
surveyed tornadoes for the April 2 severe weather event to 18.
Additional damage surveys are possible in the coming days.

..West of Cape Girardeau...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.44 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/02/2024
Start Time:             04:15 AM CDT
Start Location:         2 NE Gordonville / Cape Girardeau County / MO
Start Lat/Lon:          37.3283 / -89.6342

End Date:               04/02/2024
End Time:               04:16 AM CDT
End Location:           3 ENE Gordonville / Cape Girardeau County / MO
End Lat/Lon:            37.3274 / -89.6263

Survey Summary:
A brief EF-0 tornado with estimated peak winds of 80 mph uprooted
a few trees and downed several large tree limbs along County Road
319 in central Cape Girardeau County during the early morning
hours of Tuesday, April 2. The tornadic circulation quickly
diminished as it the storm moved east, but continued to produce
sporadic straight line wind damage as it moved east-southeast
into the west side of Cape Girardeau.


EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0.....65 to 85 mph
EF1.....86 to 110 mph
EF2.....111 to 135 mph
EF3.....136 to 165 mph
EF4.....166 to 200 mph
EF5.....>200 mph

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

Surveyors: CLW/CN/DWS

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