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Statement as of 8:19 PM CST on January 16, 2017

Expires 9:30 AM EST on January 17, 2017



... NWS damage survey for January 16 2017 tornado event...

.Harvest Springs tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
mph path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width 20 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 731 am CST
start location: 3 N Jersey Village TX
start lat/lon: 29.9302 -95.5648

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 732 am CST
end location: 3.1 N Jersey Village TX
end_lat/lon: 29.9312 -95.5646

Witness from across the street observed tornado touch
down... track over three houses along Perry Road in harvest
Village subdivision... then lift. Three houses sustained
roof and window damage with fences pushed over and in one
case lifted onto the roof of a house. The most severe
damage corresponded to high end EF0 damage... with wind
estimates near 80 mph.

.Tornado along grand Parkway west of i45...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 835 am CST
start location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
start lat/lon: 30.0850 -95.4498

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 836 am CST
end location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
end_lat/lon: 30.0860 -95.4400

Video on broadcast stations and social media showed tornado
crossing the grand Parkway... sh99... just west of Interstate 45.
Surveying that area numerous small limbs and Pine Needles were
on the Road in that area but no more significant damage was
observed in the vicinity. As a result tornado rated lower end EF0.

.Spring tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 840 am CST
start location: 5 NNW Spring TX
start lat/lon: 30.1276 -95.4339

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 841 am CST
end location: 6 NNW Spring TX
end_lat/lon: 30.1308 -95.4333

Minor damage. Door window in store broken; loose debris thrown
about. Large tree snapped but no damage surrounding trees,
structures. Funnel cloud observed in the area.

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.



819 PM CST Mon Jan 16 2017


... NWS damage survey for January 16 2017 tornado event...

.Harvest Springs tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
mph path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width 20 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 731 am CST
start location: 3 N Jersey Village TX
start lat/lon: 29.9302 -95.5648

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 732 am CST
end location: 3.1 N Jersey Village TX
end_lat/lon: 29.9312 -95.5646

Witness from across the street observed tornado touch
down... track over three houses along Perry Road in harvest
Village subdivision... then lift. Three houses sustained
roof and window damage with fences pushed over and in one
case lifted onto the roof of a house. The most severe
damage corresponded to high end EF0 damage... with wind
estimates near 80 mph.

.Tornado along grand Parkway west of i45...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 835 am CST
start location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
start lat/lon: 30.0850 -95.4498

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 836 am CST
end location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
end_lat/lon: 30.0860 -95.4400

Video on broadcast stations and social media showed tornado
crossing the grand Parkway... sh99... just west of Interstate 45.
Surveying that area numerous small limbs and Pine Needles were
on the Road in that area but no more significant damage was
observed in the vicinity. As a result tornado rated lower end EF0.

.Spring tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 840 am CST
start location: 5 NNW Spring TX
start lat/lon: 30.1276 -95.4339

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 841 am CST
end location: 6 NNW Spring TX
end_lat/lon: 30.1308 -95.4333

Minor damage. Door window in store broken; loose debris thrown
about. Large tree snapped but no damage surrounding trees,
structures. Funnel cloud observed in the area.

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.


819 PM CST Mon Jan 16 2017


... NWS damage survey for January 16 2017 tornado event...

.Harvest Springs tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
mph path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width 20 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 731 am CST
start location: 3 N Jersey Village TX
start lat/lon: 29.9302 -95.5648

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 732 am CST
end location: 3.1 N Jersey Village TX
end_lat/lon: 29.9312 -95.5646

Witness from across the street observed tornado touch
down... track over three houses along Perry Road in harvest
Village subdivision... then lift. Three houses sustained
roof and window damage with fences pushed over and in one
case lifted onto the roof of a house. The most severe
damage corresponded to high end EF0 damage... with wind
estimates near 80 mph.

.Tornado along grand Parkway west of i45...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 835 am CST
start location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
start lat/lon: 30.0850 -95.4498

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 836 am CST
end location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
end_lat/lon: 30.0860 -95.4400

Video on broadcast stations and social media showed tornado
crossing the grand Parkway... sh99... just west of Interstate 45.
Surveying that area numerous small limbs and Pine Needles were
on the Road in that area but no more significant damage was
observed in the vicinity. As a result tornado rated lower end EF0.

.Spring tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 840 am CST
start location: 5 NNW Spring TX
start lat/lon: 30.1276 -95.4339

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 841 am CST
end location: 6 NNW Spring TX
end_lat/lon: 30.1308 -95.4333

Minor damage. Door window in store broken; loose debris thrown
about. Large tree snapped but no damage surrounding trees,
structures. Funnel cloud observed in the area.

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.



819 PM CST Mon Jan 16 2017


... NWS damage survey for January 16 2017 tornado event...

.Harvest Springs tornado...

Rating: EF-0 (where x = 0-5)
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
mph path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width 20 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 731 am CST
start location: 3 N Jersey Village TX
start lat/lon: 29.9302 -95.5648

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 732 am CST
end location: 3.1 N Jersey Village TX
end_lat/lon: 29.9312 -95.5646

Witness from across the street observed tornado touch
down... track over three houses along Perry Road in harvest
Village subdivision... then lift. Three houses sustained
roof and window damage with fences pushed over and in one
case lifted onto the roof of a house. The most severe
damage corresponded to high end EF0 damage... with wind
estimates near 80 mph.

.Tornado along grand Parkway west of i45...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 835 am CST
start location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
start lat/lon: 30.0850 -95.4498

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 836 am CST
end location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
end_lat/lon: 30.0860 -95.4400

Video on broadcast stations and social media showed tornado
crossing the grand Parkway... sh99... just west of Interstate 45.
Surveying that area numerous small limbs and Pine Needles were
on the Road in that area but no more significant damage was
observed in the vicinity. As a result tornado rated lower end EF0.

.Spring tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 840 am CST
start location: 5 NNW Spring TX
start lat/lon: 30.1276 -95.4339

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 841 am CST
end location: 6 NNW Spring TX
end_lat/lon: 30.1308 -95.4333

Minor damage. Door window in store broken; loose debris thrown
about. Large tree snapped but no damage surrounding trees,
structures. Funnel cloud observed in the area.

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.



819 PM CST Mon Jan 16 2017


... NWS damage survey for January 16 2017 tornado event...

.Harvest Springs tornado...

Rating: EF-0 (where x = 0-5)
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
mph path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width 20 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 731 am CST
start location: 3 N Jersey Village TX
start lat/lon: 29.9302 -95.5648

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 732 am CST
end location: 3.1 N Jersey Village TX
end_lat/lon: 29.9312 -95.5646

Witness from across the street observed tornado touch
down... track over three houses along Perry Road in harvest
Village subdivision... then lift. Three houses sustained
roof and window damage with fences pushed over and in one
case lifted onto the roof of a house. The most severe
damage corresponded to high end EF0 damage... with wind
estimates near 80 mph.

.Tornado along grand Parkway west of i45...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 835 am CST
start location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
start lat/lon: 30.0850 -95.4498

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 836 am CST
end location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
end_lat/lon: 30.0860 -95.4400

Video on broadcast stations and social media showed tornado
crossing the grand Parkway... sh99... just west of Interstate 45.
Surveying that area numerous small limbs and Pine Needles were
on the Road in that area but no more significant damage was
observed in the vicinity. As a result tornado rated lower end EF0.

.Spring tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 840 am CST
start location: 5 NNW Spring TX
start lat/lon: 30.1276 -95.4339

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 841 am CST
end location: 6 NNW Spring TX
end_lat/lon: 30.1308 -95.4333

Minor damage. Door window in store broken; loose debris thrown
about. Large tree snapped but no damage surrounding trees,
structures. Funnel cloud observed in the area.

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.



819 PM CST Mon Jan 16 2017


... NWS damage survey for January 16 2017 tornado event...

.Harvest Springs tornado...

Rating: EF-0 (where x = 0-5)
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
mph path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width 20 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 731 am CST
start location: 3 N Jersey Village TX
start lat/lon: 29.9302 -95.5648

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 732 am CST
end location: 3.1 N Jersey Village TX
end_lat/lon: 29.9312 -95.5646

Witness from across the street observed tornado touch
down... track over three houses along Perry Road in harvest
Village subdivision... then lift. Three houses sustained
roof and window damage with fences pushed over and in one
case lifted onto the roof of a house. The most severe
damage corresponded to high end EF0 damage... with wind
estimates near 80 mph.

.Tornado along grand Parkway west of i45...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65 mph
path length /statute/: 0.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 835 am CST
start location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
start lat/lon: 30.0850 -95.4498

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 836 am CST
end location: 4 WNW Spring Texas
end_lat/lon: 30.0860 -95.4400

Video on broadcast stations and social media showed tornado
crossing the grand Parkway... sh99... just west of Interstate 45.
Surveying that area numerous small limbs and Pine Needles were
on the Road in that area but no more significant damage was
observed in the vicinity. As a result tornado rated lower end EF0.

.Spring tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 20 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: January 16 2017
start time: 840 am CST
start location: 5 NNW Spring TX
start lat/lon: 30.1276 -95.4339

End date: January 16 2017
end time: 841 am CST
end location: 6 NNW Spring TX
end_lat/lon: 30.1308 -95.4333

Minor damage. Door window in store broken; loose debris thrown
about. Large tree snapped but no damage surrounding trees,
structures. Funnel cloud observed in the area.

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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