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Severe Thunderstorms Possible From The Plains To The Midwest And Mid Atlantic Early This Week

The threat for severe thunderstorms will continue Monday and Tuesday from the central and southern Plains to portions of the Midwest, Ohio Valley, and Mid Atlantic region. Some of the storms could contain damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes. Heavy rainfall could also lead to flash flooding of low lying areas. Read More >

NOUS44 KMEG 280454 CCB
PNSMEG
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-280630-

Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Memphis TN
1054 PM CST Tue Feb 27 2018

...Corrected summary...

...NWS Damage Survey For Mississippi County Tornado Event...

.OVERVIEW...

.Tornado in Mississippi County, Arkansas...

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 90 MPH
Path Length /Statute/: 4 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 50 yards
Fatalities: None
Injuries: 1

Start Date:  2/24/2018
Start Time: 610 pm CST
Start Location: 1 SW Keiser
Start Lat/Lon: 35.6725/-90.1038

End Date: 2/24/2018
End Time: 615 pm CST
End Location: 4 W OSceola
End Lat/Lon: 35.6975/-90.0446

SURVEY SUMMARY: The tornado started just southwest of the town of
Keiser. Going through Keiser, several buildings lost parts of
roofs and had windows blown out. A couple of buildings had
partial or entire roof loss. The tornado continued through fields
then crossed Interstate 55 before damaging a hotel and then ending
soon after.

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: Information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

$$

TLSJr/WLC
 
NOUS44 KMEG 272017
PNSMEG
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-280830-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
217 PM CST Tue Feb 27 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For 02/24/2018 Tornado Event...

.OVERVIEW...

.Tornado in Northeast Arkansas and Missouri Bootheel...

Rating: EF2
Estimated Peak Wind: 115 MPH
Path Length /Statute/: 41.5 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 150 yards
Fatalities: 1
Injuries: 5

Start Date: 02/24/2018
Start Time: 0525 pm CST
Start Location: 2.2 miles southwest of Knobel, AR
Start Lat/Lon: 36.3001/90.6333

End Date: 02/24/2018
End Time: 0610 pm CST
End Location: Malden, MO
End Lat/Lon: 36.5567/-89.9556

SURVEY SUMMARY: The one fatality was east of Knobel near
intersection of Hwy 90 and Hwy 135 in a mobile home. A number of
homes were damaged in Malden. The path was intermittent.

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: Information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.
 
NOUS44 KMEG 271731
PNSMEG
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-280545-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
1131 AM CST Tue Feb 27 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For Union City Tennessee Tornado Event...

.OVERVIEW...

.Tornado east of Union City/Obion County Tennessee...

Rating: EF1
Estimated Peak Wind: 105-110 MPH
Path Length /Statute/: 3.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 450 yards
Fatalities: None
Injuries: 3

Start Date: 02/24/2018
Start Time: 0707 pm CST
Start Location: 2.7 miles east of Union City
Start Lat/Lon: 36.4167/-89.0012

End Date: 02/24/2018
End Time: 0710 pm CST
End Location: 5.0 miles east-northeast of Union City
End Lat/Lon: 36.4587/-88.9776

SURVEY SUMMARY: The tornado occurred just east of Union City,
Tennessee. The tornado`s damage pattern suggested a broad,
occasionally disorganized circulation with several small swaths of
more intense damage. A number of homes along the path had roof
damage. Several mobile homes were destroyed. The most significant
damage was noted on Orchard and Jenkins Roads and also along Knox
Daniel Road.


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: Information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

$$

JEB/JAB