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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
957 AM CDT Fri Aug 10 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/09/2018 DEERFIELD, WI TORNADO EVENT...

.DEERFIELD TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.70 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             August 9, 2018 
Start time:             347 PM
Start location:         North, Northwest Deerfield, WI

End date:               August 9, 2018 
End time:               351 PM
End location:           East Central Deerfield, WI

SURVEY_SUMMARY: The tornado began in an open field just northwest
of Truman Dr. in the north, northwest portion of Deerfield, WI. 
It crossed Main St. where a tree was uprooted and other branches 
were downed. The tornado tracked to the southeast, affecting 
businesses along Industrial Park Road, where one building 
sustained a blown in garage door and partial roof damage. Much of 
the roofing material fell into the building, with other plywood 
panels deposited in adjacent parking and storage lots. The tornado 
continued southeast through the Deerfield Community Park resulting 
in sporadic tree damage. Insulation from the damaged roof along 
Industrial Park Road was deposited along the track through the park. 
The tornado path ended just southeast of the park.

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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