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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
409 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/19/2018 TORNADO EVENT...

.VERDELLA TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   40 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             08/19/2018 
Start time:             5:40 PM CDT
Start location:         VERDELLA MO
Start Lat/Lon:          37.6064/-94.4316

End date:               08/19/2018
End time:               5:41 PM CDT
End location:           VERDELLA
End Lat/Lon:            37.6074/-94.4359

A brief EF-0 tornado touched down in a farm field in Verdella off
of W HWY V just east of the intersection with N HWY FF. Max winds
estimated at 70 mph, width of 40 yards, and a path length of 0.1 
miles. A center-pivot irrigation system was blown over. Started at
5:40 PM and ended around 5:41 PM.

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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