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Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
440 PM CDT Sat Apr 4 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/02/15-04/03/15 TORNADO EVENT...

.WEBB CITY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             APR 02 2015
START TIME:             909 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 MI SOUTHEAST OF WEBB CITY
START LAT/LON:          37.119244 N /-94.423271 W

END DATE:               APR 02 2015
END TIME:               910 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           3.1 MI SOUTHEAST OF WEBB CITY
END_LAT/LON:            37.118965 N /-94.421082 W


DESCRIPTION...

A NWS STORM SURVEY SHOWED TORNADO DAMAGE CONSISTENT WITH WINDS AROUND 80
MPH...OR AN EF-0 RATED TORNADO ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE.  THE TORNADO
CAUSED THE DESTUCTION OF TWO OUTBUILDINGS...WITH SOME DEBRIS THROWN
ACROSS THE STREET.  ADDITIONAL DAMAGE OCCURED TO THE ROOF...
GUTTERS...AND SIDING ON A SINGLE FAMILY HOME...WITH SOME OF
THE SIDING THROWN APPROXIMATELY 150 YARDS.  FINALLY...SEVERAL
HARDWOOD TREES SUFFERED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE...WITH LIMBS LAYED DOWN
BOTH TO THE EAST AND WEST.


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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