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Public Information Statement
Issued: 6:21 PM CDT Aug. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 08/19/2018 tornado event #6...

.North Milford tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 74 mph
path length /statute/: 0.16 miles
path width /maximum/: 25 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 08/19/2018
start time: 5:59 PM CDT
start location: 3 NNW Milford MO
start lat/lon: 37.6274/-94.1833

end date: 08/19/2018
end time: 6:01 PM CDT
end location: 3 NNW Milford MO
end_lat/lon: 37.6295/-94.1822

A brief EF-0 tornado touched down near Hwy N MO-a. The tornado was
short-lived lasting nearly 2 minutes before ending near the
intersection of Hwy N MO-a and NE 90th Road. Max winds estimated
at 74 mph, width of 25 yards, and a path length of 0.16 miles.
There were large tree limbs broken along the short path. Started
at 5:59 PM and ended around 6:01 PM.

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

the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.