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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
235 PM EDT FRI MAY 23 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR MARYDEL IN KENT COUNTY DELAWARE...

LOCATION...MARYDEL IN KENT COUNTY DELAWARE
DATE...05/22/2014
ESTIMATED TIME...449PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...105 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...0.35 MILES 
PATH LENGTH...0.03 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...39.098N/-75.667W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.096N/-75.661W 
FATALITIES...0 
INJURIES...2

THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR MARYDEL IN KENT COUNTY DELAWARE ON 05/22/2014.

AN EF1 TORNADO OCCURRED THURSDAY AFTERNOON MAY 22, 2014 IN
MARYDEL DELAWARE...EMBEDDED WITHIN A SWATH OF STRONG STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS. MAXIMUM WIND SPEED IS ESTIMATED TO BE 105 MPH AT ITS
STRONGEST POINT. INITIAL TOUCHDOWN WAS 449PM AND WAS LAST ON THE
GROUND AT 451PM. 

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/PHI.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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JM/MWG/JB