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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1145 AM MDT SAT JUN 28 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/25/14 CROOK COUNTY TORNADO...

.TORNADO SOUTHEAST OF HULETT WY

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    86-110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 25 2014
START TIME:             623 PM MDT
START LOCATION:         7 S HULETT

END DATE:               JUNE 25 2014
END TIME:               630 PM MDT
END LOCATION:           8 SE HULETT

TORNADO UPROOTED AND SNAPPED A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF LARGE PONDEROSA
PINE TREES IN THE BEAR LODGE MOUNTAINS. SEVERAL OUT BUILDINGS OR OLD
HOMESTEAD STRUCURES DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  MUCH OF THE PATH WAS
INACCESSIBLE DUE TO MUD AND ROUGH TERRAIN.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES USING
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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