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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
310 PM CDT Wed May 2 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 5/1/2018 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #3...

.TORNADO #3 - Cloud County...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             May 1, 2018
START TIME:             7:15pm CDT
START LOCATION:         4.2 miles west of Aurora

END DATE:               May 1, 2018
END TIME:               7:39pm CDT
END LOCATION:           3.8 miles northeast of Aurora

SURVEY SUMMARY: This was a weak and intermittent tornado that 
hit few damage indicators. Path end point estimated based on 
radar data.

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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Skow