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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1245 PM MDT SAT JUN 15 2013

...JUNE 11 2013 DAWES COUNTY NE TORNADO RATED EF1...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE WY HAS RATED THE JUNE 11
2013 DAWES COUNTY NE TORNADO EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE WITH
MAXIMUM 3 SECOND WIND GUSTS OF 110 MPH. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
AT 831 PM MDT 19 MILES SSW OF CHADRON NE...JUST WEST OF THE TEE
INTERSECTION OF HOUGH ROAD. THE TORNADO MOVED EAST...THEN SLIGHTLY
SOUTHEAST BEFORE SHIFTING NORTHEAST AND DISSIPATING AT 838 PM MDT.
THE TORNADO PATH LENGTH WAS ESTIMATED AT 1.0 MILES AND THE PATH
WIDTH ESTIMATED AT 40 YARDS. 

AT LEAST 16 STRUCTURES WERE DAMAGED WITH AT LEAST 8 OUTBUILDINGS
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS TREES AND TELEPHONE POLES WERE SNAPPED AND TWO
HORSE TRAILERS WERE THROWN SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET. TWO DISTINCT
SWIRL MARKS WERE LOCATED ALONG THE DAMAGE PATH AROUND 12 FEET IN
DIAMATER. THE THUNDERSTORM ASSOCIATED WITH THE TORNADO PRODUCED
VERY LITTLE REPORTED RAIN OR HAIL...BUT SEVERAL CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTING STRIKES NEAR THE TORNADO. 

MORE INFORMATION WILL BECOME AVAILABLE AT:
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CYS

.DAWES COUNTY NE TORNADO

RATING:               EF1 
MAX 3 SECOND GUSTS:   110 MPH
PATH LENGTH/STATUTE/: 1.0 MILES (EST.)
PATH WIDTH:           40 YARDS (EST.)
INJURIES:             0
FATALITIES:           0

START DATE:           TUE JUNE 11 2013
START TIME:           8:31 PM MDT
START LOCATION:       19 MILES SSW CHADRON/DAWES COUNTY/NE
                      WEST OF HOUGH ROAD TEE INTERSECTION
START LAT/LON:        42.584030/-103.166751

END DATE:             TUE JUNE 11 2013
END TIME:             8:38 PM MDT
END LOCATION:         NORTH SIDE OF HOUGH ROAD
END LAT/LON:          42.583043/-103.147414



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