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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1056 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR SPURGEON INDIANA...

THE FOLLOWING IS THE PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR SPURGEON 
INDIANA.

 * EVENT TYPE.........EF1 TORNADO

 * EVENT DATE.........TUESDAY APRIL 26 2011

 * EVENT TIME.........APPROXIMATELY 209 AM CDT

 * EVENT LOCATION.....THE TORNADO BEGAN ON HWY 61 JUST SOUTH OF
   SPURGEON. IT TRAVELLED NORTHEAST AND TRACKED ACROSS FREDONIA
   STREET AND THEN CONTINUED TO TRAVEL NORTHEAST WHERE IT
   EVENTUALLY LIFTED. 

 * PEAK WIND..........105 MPH

 * AVG. PATH WIDTH....200 YARDS

 * PATH LENGTH........0.6 MILES

 * INJURIES...........NONE

 * FATALITIES.........NONE

 * DAMAGE DETAIL......NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED AT BASE. SEVERAL
   TREES UPROOTED. SEVERAL HOMES WITH MINOR ROOF DAMAGE. BARN
   DAMAGED WITH DEBRIS CARRIED A COUPLE HUNDRED YARDS. SMALL
   BUILDING DESTROYED. SEVERE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CAUSED OTHER
   DAMAGE THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE TOWN OF SPURGEON. 

SURVEYORS.......CW/JW

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