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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSLBF Received: 2018-06-08 13:47 UTC

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Public Information Statement...UPDATED
National Weather Service North Platte NE
847 AM CDT Fri Jun 8 2018 /747 AM MDT Fri Jun 8 2018/


.UPDATE...Damage to an agricultural storage area was found. An
empty grain bin was lofted, tossed into a parked semi, and then
landed upside down on a tractor. Nearby power poles were not 
damaged. The damage was plotted about 9 miles northwest of Grant,
the previous estimate was that the tornado touched down about
5 miles northwest of Grant. 

.OVERVIEW...A brief tornado touched down near Grant, Nebraska as
a complex of severe thunderstorms moved through the area. The 
tornado was seen and photographed by several residents and spotters
in the area. 

.Northwest Grant Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   10 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             June 06, 2018 
Start time:             8:24 PM CDT
Start location:         9 NW Grant

End date:               June 06, 2018
End time:               8:25 PM CDT
End location:           9 NW Grant

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.