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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:21 AM CDT on August 03, 2015


... NWS damage survey for 08/02/15 tornado event...

.Overview... A tornado affected rural northeastern Adams County in
the evening hours of August 2. The storm survey team has
determined the tornado produced EF-1 damage in this area. The
tornado traveled south before turning northeast.

.Adams County tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 100 mph
path length /statute/: 4.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 350 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Aug 2 2015
start time: 625 PM CDT
start location: 9.1 miles NNE of Prescott
start lat/lon: 41.1515 / -94.5736

End date: Aug 2 2015
end time: 650 PM CDT
end location: 8.2 miles NNE of Prescott
end_lat/lon: 41.1288 / -94.5359

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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