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Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
439 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR APRIL 11TH TORNADO EVENT...

.A VERY WEAK AND BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN FAR NORTHEASTERN POTTER
COUNTY SATURDAY EVENING ON APRIL 11TH...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    65 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.85 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             APRIL 11 2015
START TIME:             636 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FRITCH
START LAT/LON:          35.539/-101.692

END DATE:               APRIL 11 2015
END TIME:               642 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           7 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF FRITCH
END LAT/LON:            35.526/-101.644

SURVEY SUMMARY: SEVERAL RELIABLE STORM CHASER PICTURES AND VIDEOS SHOW A
VERY WEAK AND BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHING DOWN IN FAR NORTHEASTERN POTTER COUNTY
JUST WEST OF THE FRITCH HIGHWAY/HIGHWAY 136.

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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HURLEY/BJS/CM





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