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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
410 PM CDT Thu May 3 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/02/18 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #6...

.TORNADO #6 - Marshall County...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             May 2, 2018 
START TIME:             5:30pm CDT
START LOCATION:         6 miles southwest of Blue Rapids

END DATE:               May 2, 2018
END TIME:               5:32pm CDT
END LOCATION:           5 miles southwest of Blue Rapids

SURVEY SUMMARY: Damage in Marshall County from weak tornado visible
damage noted around 5-6 miles southwest of Blue Rapids to a home and
a few power poles. 

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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