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

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/19/2018 TORNADO EVENT #4...

.SHELDON TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             08/19/2018
Start time:             5:57 PM CDT
Start location:         1.5 SE SHELDON MO
Start Lat/Lon:          37.6467/-94.2679

End date:               08/19/2018
End time:               5:59 PM CDT
End location:           1 E SHELDON MO
End_lat/lon:            37.6613/-94.2647

EF-1 Tornado starting 1.5 SE of Sheldon, MO with damage to farm
outbuildings. The tornado continued on the ground for 2 minutes to
the northeast uprooting trees along the tornado path before 
lifting 1 E of Sheldon, MO. Max winds estimated at 95 mph, width
of 75 yards, and distance of 1.0 miles. Started at 5:57 PM and 
ended around 5:59 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. 

$$

Perez