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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
427 PM CDT SAT MAY 25 2013

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/25/13 LIVE OAK TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...
A LINE OF SEVERE STORMS MOVED THROUGH METRO SAN ANTONIO EARLY 
SATURDAY MORNING. ONE CELL PRODUCED A BRIEF TORNADO IN THE 
SUBURB OF LIVE OAK.

.LIVE OAK TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 25 2013
START TIME:             525 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         1.2 WSW LIVE OAK / BEXAR COUNTY / TX
START LAT/LON:          29.5498 / -98.3479

END DATE:               MAY 25 2013
END TIME:               535 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.2 W LIVE OAK / BEXAR COUNTY / TX
END_LAT/LON:            29.53539 / -98.3483

SURVEY SUMMARY:  THE BRIEF TORNADO DID MINOR DAMAGE TO HOMES NEAR THE
INTERSECTION OF JUDSON ROAD AND WOODSRIM ST IN LIVE OAK. THE STUCCO 
AND WOOD FACADE OF A MEDICAL BUILDING ON JUDSON ROAD WAS TOTALLY 
PULLED OFF.  SEVERAL POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED WITH TREES UPROOTED 
AND MATURE OAK TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES TWISTED OFF SEVERAL OAK 
TREES. A HOSPITAL HAD DAMAGE TO THE AIR CONDITIONING UNITS ON TOP OF 
ITS ROOF AND HAD SOME BROKEN WINDOWS AND DOORS. AN ALUMINUM STORAGE 
SHED BEHIND ONE HOME WAS BLOWN CLEARLY OVER TWO HOUSES BEFORE 
LANDING IN THE BACKYARD OF A THIRD HOUSE.

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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