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Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Gaylord MI
631 PM EDT Wed Aug 29 2018

...UPDATED NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR August 28, 2018 TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  6.78 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   70 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 28, 2018 
Start time:             7:49 PM EDT
Start location:         3.5 miles south of Alba, MI

End date:               August 28, 2018
End time:               8:00 PM EDT
End location:           4 miles east-northeast of Alba, MI

An EF-0 tornado touched down 3.5 miles south of Alba and followed
a discontinuous path to the northeast lifting just before the Otsego
County line. Damage was mainly to hardwood and softwood trees.

.TORNADO #2...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.17 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 28, 2018
Start time:             8:53 PM EDT
Start location:         4 miles northeast of of West Branch, MI

End date:               August 28, 2018
End time:               8:55 PM EDT
End location:           4 miles northeast of of West Branch, MI

A brief tornado touched down 4 miles northeast of West Branch in
central Ogemaw County. Damage was mainly confined to two homes along
Mud Lake Rd.

.TORNADO #3...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.91 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 28, 2018
Start time:             9:14 PM EDT
Start location:         2.25 miles south of Au Gres

End date:               August 28, 2018
End time:               9:16 PM EDT
End location:           2.25 miles south-southeast of Au Gres

An EF-1 tornado briefly touched down roughly 2.25 miles south of Au Gres
near the Point Au Gres Campground before lifting near the Lake Huron shoreline.
Dozens of mature hardwood trees were snapped and uprooted.

.TORNADO #4...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.40 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 28, 2018
Start time:             8:58 PM EDT
Start location:         3.75 miles northeast of Sterling

End date:               August 28, 2018
End time:               9:00 PM EDT
End location:           4 miles northeast of Sterling

An EF-0 tornado briefly touched down along the Rifle River about
3.75 miles northeast of Sterling. Damage was mainly to hardwood and
softwood trees.


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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