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Expires 4:15 PM EDT on August 18, 2018
Statement as of 3:13 PM CDT on August 17, 2018


... NWS damage survey for 08/16/18 tornado event...

.Oxford Junction tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 75 mph
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 08/16/2018
start time: 608 PM CDT
start location: Oxford Junction / Jones County

End date: 08/16/2018
end time: 608 PM CDT
end location: Oxford Junction / Jones County

A brief tornado touched down and caused damage to shingles
as well as blowing a ventilation pipe off of the roof.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories based on the damage they cause.

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.


DC/rpk


313 PM CDT Fri Aug 17 2018


... NWS damage survey for 08/16/18 tornado event...

.Oxford Junction tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 75 mph
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 08/16/2018
start time: 608 PM CDT
start location: Oxford Junction / Jones County

End date: 08/16/2018
end time: 608 PM CDT
end location: Oxford Junction / Jones County

A brief tornado touched down and caused damage to shingles
as well as blowing a ventilation pipe off of the roof.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories based on the damage they cause.

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.


DC/rpk

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