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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSABR Received: 2018-08-24 23:55 UTC


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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
655 PM CDT Fri Aug 24 2018 /555 PM MDT Fri Aug 24 2018/

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/23/2018 TORNADO EVENT

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.8 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 23, 2018 
Start time:             618 PM CDT
Start location:         18.4 miles NNW of Highmore, SD
Start Lat/Lon:          44.7744 / -99.5408

End date:               August 23, 2018
End time:               625 PM CDT
End location:           19.4 miles N of Highmore, SD
End_lat/lon:            44.7945 / -99.5175

SURVEY_SUMMARY: 
The tornado started on the west side of a ranch and threw a 4-wheeler 
into a barn. There was additional damage to trees and the roof of a 
barn at the ranch. The tornado moved across an open field and damaged
a calf barn. It then crossed 180th St and 331st Ave and moved through a 
corn field. Many corn stalks were flattened in a 50 yard wide path through
the corn field before entering an open field and then crossing a hay field.
It destroyed a hay bale before dissipating. 

.TORNADO #2...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   10 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 23, 2018 
Start time:             629 PM CDT
Start location:         19.2 miles N of Highmore, SD

End date:               August 23, 2018
End time:               629 PM CDT
End location:           19.2 miles N of Highmore, SD

SURVEY_SUMMARY: 
A brief tornado occurred for around 20 seconds to the north of 180th St in 
an open field. No damage was reported or found.


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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SRF