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Public Information Statement
Issued: 4:04 PM EDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 07/22/2017 tornado event...

.Kentland tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 1.31 miles
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: July 22, 2017
start time: 12:32 am CDT
start location: 2.4 miles west of Kentland

End date: July 22, 2017
end time: 12:35 am CDT
end location: 1.1 miles west of Kentland



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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