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NOUS44 KCRP 262301
PNSCRP
TXZ246-271115-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
601 PM CDT THU JUN 26 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/25/14 TORNADO EVENT

.REFUGIO TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    65 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.30 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 25 2014
START TIME:             414 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 NORTH REFUGIO / REFUGIO COUNTY
START LAT/LON:          28.3177 / -97.2761

END DATE:               JUN 25 2014
END TIME:               416 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1 NORTH REFUGIO / REFUGIO COUNTY
END_LAT/LON:            28.3199 / -97.2706

SURVEY SUMMARY:

NWS STORM SURVEY AND LOCAL VIDEO CONCLUDED EF-0 TORNADO
WITH WINDS ESTIMATED AT 65 MPH BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN IN
NORTH REFUGIO NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF W HEARD ST AND 800
BLOCK OF NORTH ALAMO ST. THE TORNADO REMOVED THE ROOF AND
COLLAPSED THE NORTH FACING EXTERIOR WALL OF ONE MOBILE
HOME. MINOR SHINGLE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED ON A COUPLE HOMES
ALONG E HOUSTON ST...AND SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE
TOPPLED. THE TORNADO WAS ESTIMATED AT 50 YARDS WIDE AND
WAS ON THE GROUND FOR ONE THIRD OF A MILE.

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.

$$

JMETZ







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