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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
535 PM EDT Mon May 14 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/14/2018 NW MARTIN COUNTY TORNADO...

.OVERVIEW...
A severe thunderstorm along a band of convection spawned a brief
tornado over rural northwest Martin County early Monday afternoon. 
The tornado uprooted a large tree, did minor damage to a screen 
porch on a house and ripped a portion of a metal roof off a barn. 
Debris was scattered throughout the area.


.THE NW MARTIN COUNTY TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70-80 mph
Path length (statute):  0.2 miles
Path width (maximum):   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             05/14/2018 
Start time:             1225 PM EDT
Start location:         12NW Indiantown, Martin County, FL
Start lat/lon:          27.1675 / -80.5853

End date:               05/14/2018
End time:               1226 PM EDT
End location:           12NW Indiantown, Martin County, FL
End_lat/lon:            27.1694 / -80.5850

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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PG/WU