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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Miami FL
649 PM EDT Fri Jul 20 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/20/18 TORNADO EVENT...

...BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO OCCURRED IN MIAMI JUST EAST OF SWEETWATER...

.OVERVIEW...
NWS SURVEY, ALONG WITH EYEWITNESS REPORTS, INDICATED THAT A TORNADO 
BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN IN MIAMI NEAR  THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTHWEST 
8TH STREET AND SOUTHWEST 103RD AVENUE. MINOR DAMAGE TO TREES, 
MAILBOXES, STREET SIGNS, CANOPIES, AND BASKETBALL HOOPS OCCURRED AS 
THE TORNADO MOVED EAST-SOUTHEAST ALONG 900 BLOCK OF SOUTHWEST 101ST 
AVENUE AND SOUTHWEST 100TH COURT, BEFORE THE TORNADO BECAME A 
WATERSPOUT OVER NORTHWEST CORNER OF A LARGE RETENTION POND AND LIFTED. 
TIMES ARE ESTIMATED BY EYEWITNESS REPORTS AND RADAR. 

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    55 mph
Path length (statute):  0.25 miles
Path width (maximum):   20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             JUL_20_2018 
Start time:             422 PM
Start location:         1 ESE SWEETWATER
Start lat/lon:          25.760977N 80.3562560W

End date:               JUL_20_2018
End time:               424 PM
End location:           1 ESE SWEETWATER
End_lat/lon:            25.760174N 80.353403W

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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