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Public Information Statement 
National Weather Service Wakefield VA 
350 PM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

*** NOTE ALL INFORMATION PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE ***

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/17/2018 TORNADO EVENT...

.Richmond - EF0...

Start / End Location...Richmond, Virginia
Date...September 17, 2018
Estimated Time...405 PM EDT 
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...75 mph
Maximum Path Width...75 yards
Path Length...0.25 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...37.5272, -77.4973
Ending Lat/Lon...37.5371, -77.1916

...Summary...
The tornado briefly touched down on New Kent Road where numerous
trees were snapped. 

.Richmond Virginia EF-0...

Start / End Location...Richmond, Virginia
Date...September 17, 2018
Estimated Time...414 PM EDT - 416 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 mph
Maximum Path Width...75 yards
Path Length...1.3 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...37.5278, -77.4543
Ending Lat/Lon...37.5965, -77.4493

...Summary...
The tornado touched down on West Wood Ave, then onto Confederate
Ave and Lamont Street where numerous trees and several power poles
were snapped. 

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

* 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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