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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
135 PM CDT Wed Aug 29 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/27/18 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...

A LINE OF STORMS MOVED ACROSS EASTERN MINNESOTA INTO WISCONSIN.
THESE STORMS CAUSED WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE AND PRODUCED TWO EF-0
TORNADOES IN RICE AND GOODHUE COUNTIES. THESE TORNADOES WERE
SHORT-LIVED AND FORMED OUT OF A MESOVORTEX-LIKE FEATURE. 
DOWNBURST WIND DAMAGE WAS ALSO FOUND ALONG THE PATH OF THE
MESOVORTEX. PORTIONS OF THE CITY OF RED WING HAD EXTENSIVE WIND 
DAMAGE WITH THE RED WING AIRPORT AUTOMATED STATION MEASURING A 
WIND GUST OF 82 MPH.

.TORNADO #1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             AUGUST 27...2018 
Start time:             5:17 PM CDT
Start location:         1 ESE NERSTRAND / RICE COUNTY / MN 
Start Lat/Lon:          44.3406 / -93.0498

End date:               AUGUST 27...2018
End time:               5:21 PM CDT
End location:           3 ENE NERSTRAND / GOODHUE COUNTY / MN
End_lat/lon:            44.3523 / -93.0068

.TORNADO #2...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.2 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             AUGUST 27...2018
Start time:             5:37 PM CDT
Start location:         1 SW VASA / GOODHUE COUNTY / MN
Start Lat/Lon:          44.4935 / -92.7473

End date:               AUGUST 27...2018
End time:               5:42 PM CDT
End location:           1 NE VASA / GOODHUE COUNTY / MN
End_lat/lon:            44.5097 / -92.7092

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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data. 

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