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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSHNX Received: 2012-11-10 16:00 UTC


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NOUS46 KHNX 101600
PNSHNX
CAZ089>092-111600-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
800 AM PST SAT NOV 10 2012

...WEAK TORNADO SOUTH OF TULARE ON NOVEMBER 9TH...

A WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES SOUTH OF TULARE 
DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON OF NOVEMBER 9TH 2012. TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED 
AT 1250 PM PST. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 3 TO 4 MINUTES
AND DAMAGED A SMALL BUILDING ON A DAIRY. THE TORNADO HAS A
PRELIMINARY RATING OF EF0.

THIS WAS THE 86TH CONFIRMED TORNADO IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA 
INTERIOR SINCE 1950...AND THE 13TH TO STRIKE TULARE COUNTY. THE LAST 
TORNADO IN TULARE COUNTY WAS ON JANUARY 27TH 2008...WHEN AN EF0 
TOUCHED DOWN 1 MILE EAST OF GOSHEN JUNCTION. THE MOST RECENT TORNADO 
IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA INTERIOR OCCURRED ON MARCH 17TH 2012 WHEN 
AN EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TRANQUILITY IN 
FRESNO COUNTY.

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