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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:38 PM CDT on April 28, 2016


... EF-0 tornado confirmed in Greene County...

* date... 4/27/2016
* begin location... 1 mile northeast of Battlefield
* end location... 1 mile northeast of Battlefield
* estimated begin time... 1:49 am
* estimated end time... 1:49 am
* maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
* estimated maximum wind speed... 80
* estimated path width... 40 yards
* path length... 0.10 mile
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0
* begin lat/Lon... 37.13456343 N / -93.35993718 W
* end lat/Lon... 37.13456343 N / -93.35993718 W

* this preliminary information was determined by a National
Weather Service survey team and is subject to change pending
final review ot the event and publication in National Weather
Service storm data.

Additional information...

A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-0
tornado damaged a home just outside of the southwest edge of
Springfield. Damage to the roof... gutters... and awnings had
occurred. This tornado was a brief touchdown and the width was
measured at 40 yards. There was debris noted to the east of this
home... however... it has not been determined if the path continued
further.

This information can also be found on our website at
www.Weather.Gov/sgf .

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 t0 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

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