Weather Service Confirms EF-1 Tornado Hit Shelby County

Weather Service Confirms EF-1 Tornado Hit Shelby County

Public Information Statement:

Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
327 PM CST Tue Mar 7 2017

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-080930-
327 PM CST Tue Mar 7 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MARCH 6 2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.Shelbina MO...

Rating: EF-1
Estimated peak wind: 100 mph
Path length /Statute/: 16 miles
Path width /Maximum/: 150 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date: March 6, 2017
Start time: 9:40 PM CST

End date: March 6, 2017
End time: 9:56 PM CST

SURVEY_SUMMARY: These data are preliminary and the survey is
still ongoing. Updates will be sent as information arrives.

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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