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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
955 AM CDT SUN JUN 2 2013

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 30 2013 TORNADO EVENT...

.MAZIE TORNADO(ES)...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    UNKNOWN
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  BRIEF
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   NARROW
FATALITIES:             0 
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 30 2013
START TIME:             654 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2 WSW MAZIE / MAYES COUNTY / OK

END DATE:               MAY 30 2013
END TIME:               654 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 WSW MAZIE / MAYES COUNTY / OK

SURVEY SUMMARY: SEVERAL MEDIA STORM CHASERS REPORTED A BRIEF
TORNADO OVER OPEN COUNTRY. THERE MAY HAVE BEEN MORE THAN ONE BRIEF
TOUCHDOWN IN THIS AREA.

.MURPHY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 TO 105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 30 2013
START TIME:             724 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1.9 SE MURPHY / MAYES COUNTY / OK
START LAT/LON:          36.1233 / -95.2282

END DATE:               MAY 30 2013
END TIME:               730 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           3 ESE MURPHY / MAYES COUNTY / OK
END LAT/LON:            36.1370 / -95.1938

SURVEY SUMMARY: THIS TORNADO SNAPPED A COUPLE TREES AND UPROOTED
SEVERAL OTHERS. 

.BROKEN ARROW TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    125 TO 135 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   450 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 30 2013
START TIME:             840 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.4 SE BROKEN ARROW / TULSA COUNTY / OK
START LAT/LON:          36.0224 / -95.7729

END DATE:               MAY 30 2013
END TIME:               854 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.3 NE ONETA / WAGONER COUNTY / OK
END LAT/LON:            36.0401 / -95.6785

SURVEY SUMMARY: THIS TORNADO DEVELOPED ABOUT HALF A MILE WEST OF
COUNTY LINE ROAD AND NORTH OF NEW ORLEANS STREET. IT MOVED EAST
SNAPPING TREES...DESTROYING BARNS...AND DAMAGING HOUSES BEFORE
CROSSING INTO WAGONER COUNTY JUST SOUTH OF HOUSTON STREET. TREES
WERE SNAPPED AND HOMES DAMAGED AS IT APPROACHED THE CREEK TURNPIKE
AND HIGHWAY 51 INTERSECTION...WHERE IT SEVERELY DAMAGED METAL
BUILDINGS AND A GAS STATION. THE TORNADO TURNED MORE EAST
SEVERELY DAMAGING HOMES ON 255TH EAST AVENUE. DOZENS OF HOMES WERE
SEVERELY DAMAGED ON HIGHLAND DRIVE WHERE SEVERAL HOMES LOST THEIR
ROOFS AND ONE LOST THE ENTIRE SECOND STORY. IT CONTINUED EAST
CROSSING THE MUSKOGEE TURNPIKE SNAPPING MORE TREES...DAMAGING A
LARGE BRICK BUILDING SOUTH OF FOREST RIDGE...DESTROYING A WOOD-
FRAMED OUTBUILDING...AND DAMAGING HOMES.

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.

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EJC