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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:45 PM CDT on July 29, 2016



... NWS damage survey for 07/26/16 tornado event near Gordon Nebraska...

.Overview... Severe thunderstorms developed along a line in northwest
Sheridan County and moved southeast. As the storms moved southeast
a tornado touched down 5 miles west northwest of Gordon and moved
south southeast before dissipating 5 miles west of Gordon. The tornado
produced damage to three tree wind breaks to include several tree
trunks snapped with tree limb debris for nearly a mile. The tornado
was rated an EF-1 on the enhanced fugita scale.

.Tornado #1|...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length /statute/: 1 mile
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jul 26, 2016
start time: 7 PM MDT
start location: 5 WNW Gordon/Sheridan County/Nebraska
start lat/lon: 42.8151 / -102.3054

End date: Jul 26, 2016
end time: 703 PM MDT
end location: 5 W Gordon/Sheridan County/Nebraska
end_lat/lon: 42.8064/-102.3008

Survey_summary: the tornado touched down in an open field and moved
south that produced damage to three tree wind break rows, destroyed
75 yards of fencing and removed shingles from the roof of a double
wide Mobile home. Several tree trunks were snapped with the limb
debris carried southeast. Law enforcement observed the tornado briefly
lift before hitting the second tree wind break line then continued
on the ground crossing the 250 trail Road before roping out and
dissipating in an open field.

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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