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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
713 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/19/18 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...Several low-topped, mini supercells developed across
eastern Oklahoma during the afternoon of August 19th. At least two
of these supercells produced weak tornadoes in Mayes and Rogers
Counties. NWS Tulsa meteorologists surveyed damage from these
tornadoes today and the results of their survey are detailed
below.

.INOLA/CHOUTEAU OK TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 to 100 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  8.4 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   350 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             August 19 2018 
Start Time:             334 pm CDT
Start Location:         3 SE Inola / Rogers County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          36.1307 / -95.4613

End Date:               August 19 2018
End Time:               355 pm CDT
End Location:           2.8 NW Chouteau / Mayes County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            36.2240 / -95.3644

Survey Summary: This tornado developed near the intersection of the
E610 Road and NS424 Road where trees were uprooted. The tornado moved
northeast where it apparently passed over the Oklahoma Mesonet
station east of Inola, which measured 85 mph wind gusts at 10 meters
above ground and 98 mph wind gusts 2 meters above ground. Just 
northeast of the mesonet site, the tornado destroyed an outbuilding 
and damaged a home on the E690 Road. Horse trailers were tossed and 
trees were damaged as it approached and then moved over Highway 412.
The tornado damaged mobile homes and damaged outbuildings near the
W570 Road and then apparently dissipated north of the W550 Road.

.MAZIE OK TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 to 100 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  5.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   200 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             August 19 2018 
Start Time:             345 pm CDT
Start Location:         4.8 SW Mazie / Mayes County / OK
Start Lat/Lon:          36.0760 / -95.4400

End Date:               August 19 2018
End Time:               358 pm CDT
End Location:           1.1 NNW Mazie / Mayes County / OK
End Lat/Lon:            36.1241 / -95.3676

Survey Summary: This tornado apparently developed near the S425 Road
just north of the E650 Road where large tree limbs were snapped. The
tornado moved northeast and damaged a barn on the W640 Road and
damaged or destroyed outbuildings on the W630 Road. Large tree limbs
were snapped as the tornado continued to move northeast, apparently
dissipating north of the W620 Road and east of the S429 Road.

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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