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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSGRR Received: 2018-09-04 22:33 UTC

NOUS43 KGRR 042233

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Grand Rapids MI
633 PM EDT Tue Sep 4 2018


.Update...An EF-0 Tornado confirmed in Bath Township in Clinton County. 

.Tornado...Bath Township

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length:            Around 4.00 miles (See Survey Summary Below)
Path Width:             Around 100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             September 01, 2018
Start Time:             835pm EDT
Start Lat/Lon:          42.856, -84.400

End Date:               September 01, 2018
End Time:               845pm EDT
End Lat/Lon:            42.880, -84.381

*Survey Summary: Though the total path above indicated around 
4 miles...the bulk of the damage from this tornado occurred 
along the northeastern most 1.5 miles from near Custer Road 
northeast to the intersection of Hollister and Round Lake Roads. 
Damage in the first 2.5 miles of the path, located to the southwest 
of Custer Road was very intermittent and was generally concentrated 
to a couple of hilltops. Storm motion was generally less than 20 mph 
when this tornado occurred. 

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 event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.