Preliminary Damage Survey Reports for May 11, 2014 Tornadoes - Updated 7 PM Tuesday, May 13

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
528 PM CDT THU MAY 15 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 11 2014 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #5...

ASSESSMENT OF THE DAMAGE FROM THE STORMS ON MAY 11TH IS STILL
ONGOING AND ALL INFORMATION IS PRELIMINARY. FURTHER UPDATES WILL
BE PROVIDED IN THE COMING DAYS TO FILL IN MISSING DATA AS MORE
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THERE REMAINS ADDITIONAL TORNADO
TRACKS THAT WILL BE DETAILED IN LATER UPDATES. IN ADDITION...A WEB
PAGE INCLUDING RADAR AND DAMAGE PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED SOON.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD LIKE TO THANK EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT PARTNERS IN THE AFFECTED COUNTIES FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN
THE ASSESSMENT OF THE DAMAGE.

.RAYMOND TORNADO #2...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 5.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 280 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 1 MILE WEST OF RAYMOND

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 1.8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DAVEY

.CERESCO TORNADO...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 1.7 MILES EAST OF CERESCO

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 1.70 MILES NORTHEAST OF CERESCO

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.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
617 PM CDT WED MAY 14 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 11 2014 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #4...

ASSESSMENT OF THE DAMAGE FROM THE STORMS ON MAY 11TH IS STILL
ONGOING AND ALL INFORMATION IS PRELIMINARY. FURTHER UPDATES WILL
BE PROVIDED IN THE COMING DAYS TO FILL IN MISSING DATA AS MORE
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THERE ARE ADDITIONAL TORNADO TRACKS
THAT WILL BE DETAILED IN LATER UPDATES. IN ADDITION...A WEB PAGE
INCLUDING RADAR AND DAMAGE PHOTOS WILL BE POSTED ON THURSDAY MAY
14TH.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD LIKE TO THANK EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT PARTNERS IN THE AFFECTED COUNTIES FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN
THE ASSESSMENT OF THE DAMAGE.

.BEAVER CROSSING TORNADO...

RATING: EF-3
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 140 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 14.1 IN THE OAX CWA
MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 1.50 MILES
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 1

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: THE TORNADO ENTERED SEWARD COUNTY 1 MILE NORTHWEST
                OF CORDOVA

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 4.7 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF GOEHNER

THIS STRONG TORNADO ENTERED SEWARD COUNTY AND PRODUCED TREE AND
POWERLINE DAMAGE TO THE NORTHWEST OF CORDOVA. THE TORNADO MOVED ON A
NORTHEAST TRACK...CROSSING COUNTY ROAD 462 1 MILE NORTH OF CORDOVA
WHERE DAMAGE OCCURRED TO TWO FARMSTEADS. AT ONE FARM...LOW-END EF3
DAMAGE WAS PRODUCED WHERE A BRICK HOME SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE
INCLUDING REMOVAL OF THE ROOF AND SOME EXTERIOR WALLS KNOCKED DOWN.
THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST WHILE INCREASING IN WIDTH. THE
TORNADO IMPACTED ADDITIONAL FARMS ALONG DENTON ROAD BETWEEN COUNTY
ROAD 462 AND 448. HERE THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS PRODUCED
WHERE A WELL BUILD BRICK HOME SUSTAINED MAJOR DAMAGE. THE ROOF WAS
REMOVED...AS WELL AS EXTERIOR AND SOME INTERIOR WALLS KNOCKED DOWN.
THERE ALSO WAS COMPLETE DESTRUCTION OF OUTBUILDINGS AT THESE
LOCATIONS. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST WHILE SHEARING POWER
POLES AND TIPPING OVER AND TWISTING IRRIGATION STRUCTURES. THE
TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST CROSSING DENTON...OLD CHENEY AND
PIONEERS ROADS WHERE THE TORNADO WAS AT ITS WIDEST. THE TORNADO THEN
ENTERED THE TOWN OF BEAVER CROSSING. SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS DONE IN
THE CITY...WHERE NEARLY EVER STRUCTURE IN TOWN RECIEVED SOME DAMAGE
RANGING FROM MINOR TO SIGNIFICANT. SEVERAL HOME HAD THE ROOF REMOVED
AND NUMEROUS OUTBUILDINGS AND GARAGES WERE COMPLETELY DISTROYED. THE
TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST WHILE BECOMING INCREASINGLY NARROW AND
GENERALLY WEAKENING IN STRENGTH. ON VAN DORN ROAD EAST OF BEAVER
CROSSING...ONE ADDITIONAL HOME HAS THE ROOF COMPLETELY REMOVED. THE
TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST CROSSING A STREET...AND THEN TURNED MORE
EAST PARALLELING INTERSTATE 80 AND ENDING BETWEEN 308TH AND 294TH
STREETS. THERE WAS ALSO AT LEAST ONE SATELLITE TORNADO PRODUCED
DURING THIS TIME TO THE WEST OF BEAVER CROSSING.

THIS SUPERCELL ALSO PRODUCED A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF WIND DAMAGE TO
THE SOUTH OF THE TRACK OF THE TORNADO. SOME OF THIS
DAMAGE...ESPECIALLY FROM CORDOVA...AND POINTS EAST ALONG
ROKEBY...YANKEE HILL...DENTON AND OLD CHENEY ROADS WAS INTENSE. IN
THIS AREA...SOME STRAIGHT-LINE WIND SPEEDS REACHED 110 MPH. OTHER
STRAIGHT-LINE WIND DAMAGE EXTENDED EVEN FARTHER SOUTH INTO NORTHERN
SALINE COUNTY INCLUDING THE FRIEND AND DORCHESTER AREAS.

.NORTH OF CORDOVA TO NORTHWEST OF BEAVER CROSSING...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 4.71 MILES IN SEWARD COUNTY
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 700 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 2.50 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORDOVA

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 1 MILE NORTHWEST OF BEAVER CROSSING

A SECOND SUPERCELL ENTERED WESTERN SEWARD COUNTY AFTER THE FIRST
SUPERCELL. THIS SUPERCELL WAS ALSO PRODUCING A TORNADO AS IT ENTERED
TEH COUNTY...TO THE NORTHWEST OF CORDOVA. THIS TORNADO MAINLY
TRAVELED OVER RURAL AREAS OF WESTERN SEWARD COUNTY...BUT DID BREAK
WOODEN POWER POLES ALONG COUNTY ROAD 476 AS WELL AS DESTROYING GRAIN
BINS AND TIPPING OVER IRRIGATION SYSTEMS. THE TORNADO TRAVELED
NORTHEAST...CROSSING COUNTY ROAD 462 BETWEEN OLD CHENEY AND PIONEERS
ROAD. THE TORNADO IMPACTED A FARMSTEAD ALONG PIONEERS ROAD EAST OF
COUNTY ROAD 462 WHERE OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED AND DESTROYED AND
TREE DAMAGE WAS DONE. THE TORNADO THEN CONTINUE INTO THE WEST FORK
OF THE BIG BLUE RIVER VALLEY...PRODUCING TREE DAMAGE BEFORE ENDING
NORTHWEST OF BEAVER CROSSING.

.DAYKIN TO SWANTON TORNADO...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 15.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 500 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 1

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 1.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DAYKIN

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF SWANTON

THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED IN OPEN COUNTY SOUTHEAST OF DAYKIN AND
TRAVELED NORTHEAST...IMPACTING A FARM ON 563RD AVE WHERE
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED. THE TORNADO THEN CONTINUED NORTHEAST...
CROSSING HIGHWAY 4 BETWEEN 566TH AND HIGHWAY 15 WHERE A HOUSE AND A
CHURCH WERE HIT. THE CHURCH HAS SOME MINOR BRICK DAMAGE AND THE
HOUSE HAD MINOR ROOF DAMAGE. THE TORNADO CONTINUE NORTHEAST
PRODUCING MINOR DAMAGE AT ANOTHER FARMSTEAD BETWEEN HIGHWAY 15 AND
576TH AVE. CONTINUING NORTHEAST...THE TORNADO PRODUCED TREE DAMAGE
ALONG COUNTY ROAD Y AS IT CROSSED INTO SALINE COUNTY. THE TORNADO
THEN MOVED INTO SWANTON WHERE SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE AND MINOR
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WERE PRODUCED. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST
THROUGH OPEN COUNTRY...WHERE A FARM WAS IMPACTED ALONG COUNTRY ROAD
1900 WHERE OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND SOME MINOR ROOF DAMAGE
WAS DONE TO A MODULAR HOME. THE TORNADO ENDED SHORTLY AFTER THIS
FARMSTEAD.

.SOUTH OF GARLAND TORNADO...

RATING: EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 330 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 4.3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GARLAND

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 4.3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GARLAND

THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED AFTER THE BEAVER CROSSING TORNADO DISSIPATED.
THE TORNADO WAS INITIALLY WEAK AND PRODUCED MAINLY TREE AND POWER
LINE DAMAGE ALONG FLETCHER ROAD A HALF MILE EAST OF MATZKE HIGHWAY.
THE TORNADO MOVED EAST-NORTHEAST FROM HERE...PRODUCING TREE DAMAGE
AS IT CROSSED 224TH AND 210TH STREETS. THE TORNADO INCREASED IN
INTENSITY AS IT MOVED BETWEEN 210TH AND HIGHWAY 34. HERE SEVERAL
RESIDENTS WERE IMPACTED. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE HERE WAS TO A
HOUSE WHERE HALF THE ROOF WAS MOVED FROM A NEWLY CONSTRUCTED HOUSE.
OTHER NEWLY CONTRUCTED LARGE OUTBUILDINGS WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED
IN THIS AREA AND THE DEGREE OF TREE DAMAGE INCREASED. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED EAST NORTHEAST ALONG HIGHWAY 34 WHILE WEAKENING. THE
TORNADO ENDED NEAR COUNTY ROAD 168 AND HIGHWAY 34.

.MALCOLM TORNADO...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3 MILES
MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 400 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 2.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MALCOLM

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 1 MILE NORTH OF MALCOLM

THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED BETWEEN WAVERLY AND BLUFF ROAD WEST OF
NORTHWEST 140TH STREET. INITIAL DAMAGE WAS MAINLY CONFINED TO TREE
DAMAGE. THE TORNADO CONTINUED EAST-NORTHEAST...STRIKING RESIDENCES
ALONG 140TH STREET WHERE WELL BUILD NEWLY CONSTRUCTED LARGE
OUTBUILDINGS WERE SIGNIFICANTLY DAMAGED. THE TORNADO INCREASED IN
INTENSITY AS IT MOVED EAST...STRIKING A RESIDENCE ALONG 126TH
STREET. HERE THE ROOF WAS PARTIALLY REMOVED FROM A HOME AND
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. AS THE TORNADO CONTINUED EAST...IT
WEAKENED AND NARROWED AS IT CROSSED 112TH STREET PRODUCING TREE
DAMAGE...AND ENDED NORTH OF MALCOLM NEAR 105 STREET.

.RAYMOND TORNADO #1...

RATING: EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.5 MILES MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 300
YARDS FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: TBD
START LOCATION: 0.5 MILES NORTH OF RAYMOND

END DATE: MAY 11 2014
END TIME: TBD
END LOCATION: 2.8 MILES NORTHEAST OF RAYMOND

TWO PARTICULAR TORNADO TRACKS WERE SURVEYED NEAR THE RAYMOND AREA.
THE FIRST...AND MOST SIGNFICANT...DEVELOPED WEST OF RAYMOND WHERE A
FARM WAS STRUCK NEAR WEST RAYMOND ROAD...DAMAGING OUTBUILDINGS. THE
TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST...CROSSING HIGHWAY 79 WHERE TREE DAMAGE
WAS OBSERVED. THE TORNADO TURNED MORE EAST AND MOVED ACROSS MAINLY
OPEN COUNTRY BEFORE IMPACTING A FARMSTEAD ALONG NORTHWEST 12TH ST
SOUTH OF WEST DAVEY ROAD. HERE SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS DONE TO THE
RESIDENCE...INCLUDING THE ROOF BEING PARTIALLY REMOVED FROM THE
HOME. ALL OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED...AS WELL AS UPROOTING TREES
IN THIS AREA. THE TORNADO ENDED SHORTLY EAST OF NORTHWEST 12TH
STREET.


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.
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
531 PM CDT WED MAY 13 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 5/11/2014 TORNADO EVENT- UPDATE #3...

HERE IS AN UPDATE ON THE TORNADOES THAT AFFECTED THE OMAHA METRO
AREA ON SUNDAY EVENING.

.SKYLINE/ELKHORN TORNADO...

RATING: EF-1 ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 10.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 800 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: 659 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 5 MILES SOUTH OF YUTAN NE

END TIME: 725 PM CDT
END LOCATION: ELK VALLEY SUBDIVISION OF ELKHORN NE

.INDIAN CREEK/ELKHORN TORNADO...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 5.16 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: MAY 11 2014
START TIME: 721 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 1 MILE NW OF ELKHORN

END TIME: 727 PM CDT
END LOCATION: 3 MILES S OF BENNINGTON


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.
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 11 2014 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #2...

 

ASSESSMENT OF THE DAMAGE FROM THE STORMS ON MAY 11TH IS STILL

ONGOING AND ALL INFORMATION IS PRELIMINARY. FURTHER UPDATES WILL

BE PROVIDED IN THE COMING DAYS TO FILL IN MISSING DATA AS MORE

INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD

LIKE TO THANK EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PARTNERS IN THE AFFECTED

COUNTIES FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN THE ASSESSMENT OF THE DAMAGE.

 


 

.BEAVER CROSSING TORNADO...

 

RATING: EF-3

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 140 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 14.1 IN THE OAX CWA

MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 1.50 MILES

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 1

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: THE TORNADO ENTERED SEWARD COUNTY 1 MILE NORTHWEST

                OF CORDOVA

 

END DATE: MAY 11 2014

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 4.7 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF GOEHNER

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS

TORNADO WILL BE RELEASED ON WEDNESDAY MAY 14. IN ADDITION TO THIS

STRONG TORNADO...INTENSE WIND DAMAGE WAS NOTED TO THE SOUTH OF THE

TRACK OF THE TORANDO FOR MANY MILES...AS FAR SOUTH AS INTO

NORTHERN SALINE COUNTY IN THE FRIEND AND DORCHESTER AREAS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELATED TO THE WIND DAMAGE WILL ALSO BE

RELEASED SOON. 

 


 

.NORTH OF CORDOVA TO NORTHWEST OF BEAVER CROSSING...

 

RATING: EF-1

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 4.71 MILES IN SEWARD COUNTY

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 700 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: 2.50 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORDOVA

 

END DATE: MAY 11 2014

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 1 MILE NORTHWEST OF BEAVER CROSSING

 

THIS TORNADO WAS NOT PRODUCED BY THE SUPERCELL THAT RESULTED IN

EF3 DAMAGE BETWEEN CORDOVA AND BEAVER CROSSING. THIS TORNADO WAS

PRODOCED BY A SUPERCELL THAT MOVED INTO SEWARD COUNTY FROM YORK

COUNTY AFTER THE INITIAL SUPERCELL HAS MOVED EAST. FURTHER

INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED ON THIS TORNADO AT A LATER DATE.

 


 

.DAYKIN TO SWANTON TORNADO...

 

RATING: EF-1

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 15.5 MILES

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 500 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 1

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: 1.75 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DAYKIN

 

END DATE: MAY 11 2014

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF SWANTON

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS

TORNADO WILL BE RELEASED ON WEDNESDAY MAY 14.

 


 

.SOUTH OF GARLAND TORNADO...

 

RATING: EF-2

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.5 MILES

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 330 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: 4.3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GARLAND

 

END DATE: MAY 11 2014

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 4.3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GARLAND

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS

TORNADO WILL BE RELEASED ON WEDNESDAY MAY 14.

 


 

.MALCOLM TORNADO...

 

RATING: EF-1

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3 MILES

MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 400 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: 2.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MALCOLM

 

END DATE: MAY 11 2014

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 1 MILE NORTH OF MALCOLM

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS

TORNADO WILL BE RELEASED ON WEDNESDAY MAY 14.

 


 

.RAYMOND TORNADO #1...

 

RATING: EF-2

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.5 MILES MILES

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 300

YARDS FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: 0.5 MILES NORTH OF RAYMOND

 

END DATE: MAY 11 2014

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 2.8 MILES NORTHEAST OF RAYMOND

 

THIS IS NOT THE ONLY TORNADO TRACK FOUND NEAR THE RAYMOND AREA. ADDITIONAL

INFORMATION SPECIFIC THESE WEAKER TRACKS...AS WELL AS TO THE

DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PARTICULAR TORNADO...WILL BE RELEASED

ON WEDNESDAY MAY 14.

 

 


 

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.


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
850 PM CDT MON MAY 12 2014
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 5/11/2014 TORNADO EVENT- UPDATE #1...

SURVEY TEAMS ARE STILL WORKING ON ASSESSING DAMAGE FROM THE TORNADO EVENTS ON MAY 11 /MOTHERS DAY/ 2014. INITIAL...PRELIMINARY SURVEY INFORMATION ARE INCLUDED FOR NOW. MORE INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED ON TUESDAY AS ADDITIONAL SURVEY INFORMATION IS COLLECTED AND ANALYZED.

.SKYLINE/ELKHORN TORNADO...

RATING: EF-1

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: TBD

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 7.0 MILES

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 800 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: NEAR TWO RIVERS STATE RECREATIONAL AREA

 

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: NEAR SKYLINE RANCHES AREA OF ELKHORN

 

ADDITIONAL SURVEY INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED ON TUESDAY MAY 13.

 


 

.INDIAN CREEK/ELKHORN TORNADO...

RATING: EF-1

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: TBD

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 5.25 MILES

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: MAY 11 2014

START TIME: TBD

START LOCATION: 1 MILE NW OF ELKHORN

 

END TIME: TBD

END LOCATION: 3 MILES S OF BENNINGTON

 

 



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