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Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
313 PM CDT Sat Apr 25 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/24/2015 NOVICE TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #1...

.REFERENCE NOVICE TORNADO #1...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95-105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  8.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   0.2 MILES
FATALITIES:             NONE
INJURIES:               NONE

START DATE:             APR 24 2015
START TIME:             337 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         9 W OF NOVICE
START LAT/LON:          31.9865/-99.7777

END DATE:               APR 24 2015
END TIME:               348 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 NNW OF NOVICE
END LAT/LON:            32.0145/-99.6373

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TEAM SURVEYED DAMAGE CAUSED BY A TORNADO
EARLIER TODAY.  THEY FOUND EVIDENCE OF AN EF1 TORNADO THAT TRACKED
ACROSS RURAL AREAS OF EASTERN RUNNELS COUNTY INTO NORTHWESTERN COLEMAN
COUNTIES ON THE AFTERNOON OF APRIL 24.  THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS
FOUND NEAR FM 1770 AND FM 382 WHERE THE TEAM OBSERVED SNAPPED LARGE
MESQUITE TREE TRUNKS.

ANOTHER TEAM IS PLANNING TO RETURN TO THE AREA TO SEE IF THERE MAY BE
OTHER POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE NEAR CROSS PLAINS IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE.

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.

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