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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSFGF Received: 2018-07-10 19:10 UTC


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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
210 PM CDT Tue Jul 10 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/08/18 TORNADO EVENT NEAR MILNOR 
NORTH DAKOTA...

.MILNOR AREA TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   200 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July  8 2018 
Start time:             6:46 PM CDT
Start location:         Milnor ND

End date:               July 8 2018
End time:               6:52 PM CDT
End location:           2 ESE Milnor ND

Partially rain wrapped tornado tracked across Milnor township. 
Tornado broke numerous small branches and a tree trunk in the 
town of Milnor. Further east, large tree limbs were broken down 
just south of County Road 13 and the roof of a large farm shed 
was damaged. Several funnel clouds were reported as the 
circulation weakened. 


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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