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Statement as of 6:01 PM CDT on May 04, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 04/26/15 tornado event...
... Full listing of all 15 known tornadoes...

.Overview... No additoinal information... just a full listing of
the known tornadoes for Sunday April 26 2015. 15 total tornadoes... 14 of
which are EF-0... and 1 EF-1. A total of 8 tornadoes have been
confirmed in southern Johnson County.

..tornado number 1...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.5 mile
path width /maximum/: 25 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 3:28 PM CDT
start location: 12.5 NW Sidney

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 3:29 PM CDT
end location: 11.5 NW Sidney

.Tornado number 2...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.7 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 4:15 PM CDT
start location: 6 WNW Proctor

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 4:16 PM CDT
end location: 5 WNW Proctor

.Tornado number 3...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 1.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 70 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 4:30 PM CDT
start location: 3 SW Dublin

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 4:31 PM CDT
end location: 2 SW Dublin

.Tornado number 4...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 25 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 5:38 PM CDT
start location: 5 WSW Glen Rose

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 5:38 PM CDT
end location: 5 WSW Glen Rose

.Tornado number 5...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 2.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 10:03 PM CDT
start location: 10 W Rio Vista

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 10:08 PM CDT
end location: 8 W Rio Vista

.Tornado number 6...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 2.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 10:33 PM CDT
start location: in Rio Vista

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 10:36 PM CDT
end location: 2 NE Rio Vista

.Tornado number 7...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 5.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 11:01 PM CDT
start location: 2 E Rio Vista

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 11:10 PM CDT
end location: 2 NE Rio Vista

.Survey_summary: this tornado appeared to rotate counterclockwise
within a much larger... approximately 1.5 mile width... circulation
within the rotating updraft of the parent supercell thunderstorm.
The path took a nearly Horseshoe shape track as it looped in a
counterclockwise direction east of Rio Vista.

.Tornado number 8...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 1.8 miles
path width /maximum/: 75 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 11:16 PM CDT
start location: 2 E Rio Vista

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 11:19 PM CDT
end location: 2 NE Rio Vista

.Survey_summary: radar and damage survey evidence suggests that this
was a clockwise rotating tornado.

.Tornado number 9...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.8 mile
path width /maximum/: 25 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 10:45 PM CDT
start location: 2 WNW Rio Vista

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 10:48 PM CDT
end location: 1 W Rio Vista

.Tornado number 10...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.7 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 6:58 PM CDT
start location: 6 E Stephenville

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 7:06 PM CDT
end location: 6 ENE Stephenville

.Tornado number 11...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.5 mile
path width /maximum/: 30 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 11:24 PM CDT
start location: 4 se Blum

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 11:25 PM CDT
end location: 4 se Blum

.Tornado number 12...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 75 mph
path length /statute/: 0.7 mile
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 4/26/2015
start time: 3:33 PM CDT
start location: 4 NNW Sidney

End date: 4/26/2015
end time: 3:35 PM CDT
end location: 4 N Sidney

.Tornado # 13...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 75 mph
path length /statute/: 1 mile
path width /maximum/: 80 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 26 2015
start time: 10:24 PM CDT
start location: 4 W Rio Vista

End date: Apr 26 2015
end time: 10:28 PM CDT
end location: 3 W Rio Vista

.Tornado #14...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 90 mph
path length /statute/: 1.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 26 2015
start time: 11:16 PM CDT
start location: 3 ENE Rio Vista

End date: Apr 26 2015
end time: 11:18 PM CDT
end location: 3 ESE Rio Vista

.Tornado #15...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 5.3 miles
path width /maximum/: 70 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 26 2015
start time: 11:25 PM CDT
start location: 3 NW Grandview

End date: Apr 26 2015
end time: 11:30 PM CDT
end location: 3 W Grandview

.Survey_summary: this was most likely a non-continuous tornado
on the north side of a bookend vortex.

.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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