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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Kansas City/Pleasant Hill MO
207 PM CDT Thu May 3 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 2, 2018 TORNADO EVENT...

Updated to add CDT to the times.

On the evening of May 2, 2018 several squall line tornadoes formed,
causing damage across much of the area. The strongest of the known
tornadoes formed in Johnson County Kansas where it did damage to trees 
and blew windows out of a school. 

.Tornado #1 - Holt County, Missouri...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 2, 2018
Start time:             718 PM CDT
Start location:         Big Lake State Park
Start Lat/Lon:          40.07/-95.34

End date:               May 2, 2018
End time:               722 PM CDT
End location:           3 miles south of Bigelow, Missouri
End_lat/lon:            40.07/-95.27

.Tornado #2 - Overland Park - Leawood, Kansas...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    98 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4.7 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 2, 2018 
Start time:             909 PM CDT
Start location:         Overland Park, Kansas
Start Lat/Lon:          38.78/-94.69

End date:               May 2, 2018
End time:               917 PM CDT
End location:           Leawood, Kansas
End_lat/lon:            38.89/-94.61

.Tornado #3 - Belton, Missouri...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 2, 2018 
Start time:             922 PM CDT
Start location:         Belton, Missouri
Start Lat/Lon:          38.81/-94.53

End date:               May 2, 2018
End time:               922 PM CDT
End location:           Belton, Missouri
End_lat/lon:            38.81/-94.53

.Tornado #4 - Raytown, Missouri...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    84 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 2, 2018
Start time:             928 PM CDT
Start location:         Raytown, Missouri
Start Lat/Lon:          39.01/-94.46

End date:               May 2, 2018
End time:               928 PM CDT
End location:           Raytown, Missouri
End_lat/lon:            39.01/-94.46


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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