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NOUS43 KLSX 282048
PNSLSX
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034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-291500-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
348 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE 04/27/16 TORNADO EVENT...

.EMDEN TORNADO IN EASTERN SHELBY COUNTY...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04/27/2016
Start time:             8:23 PM CDT
Start location:         SOUTHEAST EMDEN
Start Lat/Lon:          39.7938/-91.8632

End date:               04/27/2016
End time:               8:25 PM CDT
End location:           1 NORTHEAST EMDEN
End_lat/lon:            39.8033/-91.8529

SURVEY_SUMMARY:

A weak EF0 tornado touched down in the southeast portion of the
town of Emden and moved northeast destroying several outbuildings,
uprooting large trees and damaging a large church. The tornado
continued northeast causing minor tree damage and structural
damage to a property northeast of town. The tornado dissipated
about one mile northeast of Emden.

.MAYWOOD TORNADO IN SOUTHERN LEWIS COUNTY...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04/27/2016
Start time:             9:00 PM CDT
Start location:         1WNW OF MAYWOOD
Start Lat/Lon:          39.9576/-91.6278

End date:               04/27/2016
End time:               9:04 PM CDT
End location:           1 NNE OF MAYWOOD
End_lat/lon:            39.9649/-91.5911

SURVEY_SUMMARY:

A tornado touched down in a farm field north of Highway O and west
of Oak Ave, which is west-northwest of Maywood.  The tornado moved
east directly hitting a home in its path, causing EF1 damage by
lifting a large portion of the roof from the house. Roofing materials
were deposited up to a half mile to the east of the building. The
tornado continued east toward Oak Ave causing significant tree damage.
At Oak Ave the tornado rolled a full size tanker truck on its side
and destroyed two grain bins at this location. The tornado continued
east across Olive Ave causing additional tree damage. The tornado
dissipated a few hundred yards to the east of Olive Ave in another
farm field.

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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

CVKING





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NOUS43 KLSX 282048
PNSLSX
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-291500-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
348 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE 04/27/16 TORNADO EVENT...

.EMDEN TORNADO IN EASTERN SHELBY COUNTY...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04/27/2016
Start time:             8:23 PM CDT
Start location:         SOUTHEAST EMDEN
Start Lat/Lon:          39.7938/-91.8632

End date:               04/27/2016
End time:               8:25 PM CDT
End location:           1 NORTHEAST EMDEN
End_lat/lon:            39.8033/-91.8529

SURVEY_SUMMARY:

A weak EF0 tornado touched down in the southeast portion of the
town of Emden and moved northeast destroying several outbuildings,
uprooting large trees and damaging a large church. The tornado
continued northeast causing minor tree damage and structural
damage to a property northeast of town. The tornado dissipated
about one mile northeast of Emden.

.MAYWOOD TORNADO IN SOUTHERN LEWIS COUNTY...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04/27/2016
Start time:             9:00 PM CDT
Start location:         1WNW OF MAYWOOD
Start Lat/Lon:          39.9576/-91.6278

End date:               04/27/2016
End time:               9:04 PM CDT
End location:           1 NNE OF MAYWOOD
End_lat/lon:            39.9649/-91.5911

SURVEY_SUMMARY:

A tornado touched down in a farm field north of Highway O and west
of Oak Ave, which is west-northwest of Maywood.  The tornado moved
east directly hitting a home in its path, causing EF1 damage by
lifting a large portion of the roof from the house. Roofing materials
were deposited up to a half mile to the east of the building. The
tornado continued east toward Oak Ave causing significant tree damage.
At Oak Ave the tornado rolled a full size tanker truck on its side
and destroyed two grain bins at this location. The tornado continued
east across Olive Ave causing additional tree damage. The tornado
dissipated a few hundred yards to the east of Olive Ave in another
farm field.

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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

CVKING





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NOUS43 KLSX 281346
PNSLSX
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-282115-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
846 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...NWS Damage Assessment Team will be in northeast Missouri
today...

The NWS St. Louis will be conducting storm surveys in northeast
Missouri to assess the damage and cause from last night`s storms.
The general survey area is from around Emden in Shelby County,
across the northeast portion of Marion County into Maywood in
southeast Lewis County. Preliminary details will be transmitted
once the surveys have been completed.

$$

Glass





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NOUS43 KLSX 271934
PNSLSX
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-280145-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
234 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...SAFETY RULES FOR TORNADOES...

A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service.
In the interest of public safety, the following safety rules are
provided.  Public and commercial broadcast stations serving the
affected area are asked to broadcast these safety messages
frequently while the watch is in effect.

The key to tornado survival is to be prepared and take immediate
action when a warning is issued or when you feel threatened.
Remember, the actions you take during a tornado event may save
your life and the lives of those you are responsible for.

A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for the
development of severe thunderstorms which can produce tornadoes
in and close to the watch area.  If you are in the watch area,
keep informed of the latest weather information.  These storms
can develop rapidly so there may be occasions when advance
warning is not possible.

A tornado warning means a tornado has been spotted or indicated
by radar, and you should take immediate action to protect
yourself and those around you.

Follow these safety rules to keep yourself safe:

(1)  Mobile homes provide absolutely NO protection from high
winds.  If you live in a mobile home, plan your escape to a
nearby sturdy building that will give you proper shelter.  At
the first sign of an approaching storm go immediately to this
building.

(2)  In homes, apartment complexes, or other small buildings,
go to the basement or to a small all-interior room on the lowest
floor like a hall or bathroom closet.  Use heavy furniture for
shelter or cover yourself with a mattress or blanket.

(3)  In schools, hospitals, factories, or shopping centers,
go to designated shelter areas.  Interior halls on the lowest
levels are usually the best.  Stay away from gymnasiums or
auditoriums.  Avoid all outside walls and windows.

(4)  Never try to outrun a tornado in a vehicle.  Traffic and the
layout of roads may block your escape.  You should abandon cars
and trucks if a tornado approaches, and take shelter in a nearby
building.

(5)  If caught in the open with no shelter nearby, find a
ditch, culvert, or other low area and lay down flat.  Cover your
head with your hands for protection.

$$

Glass





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NOUS43 KLSX 270130
PNSLSX
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-270730-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
830 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

...NWS Damage Survey for 04/26/16 Severe Thunderstorm Wind Event...

.Southeastern Warren and Southwestern St. Charles Counties...

Peak wind Estimated:    60-80 MPH
Path length /Statute/:  19 MILES
Path width /Maximum/:   2.5 MILES
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             04/26/2016
Start time:             1:15 PM CDT
Start location:         5 MILES NNW Marthasville

End date:               04/26/2016
End time:               1:38 PM CDT
End location:           1 MILE N Defiance

SURVEY_SUMMARY:
An enhanced area of wind damage was surveyed from 5 miles
north-northwest of Marthasville along Missouri Highway O to 1
mile north of Defiance along Highway 94. The area of wind damage
was roughly 2.5 miles wide and 19 miles long. Hundreds of trees
were either topped, snapped or uprooted in this swath. Many roads
were blocked in this area due to fallen trees and power lines.
There were also several outbuildings that lost roofs and residences
that suffered minor damage. The wind is estimated to have been as
high as 80 mph and lasted upwards of 5 minutes according to eyewitness
accounts.

A weak EFO tornado was also surveyed north of the main core of
damaging winds near the intersection of Missouri Highways D and
T, roughly 4 miles west-southwest of New Melle. Trees were topped
and metal from an outbuilding was deposited up to 200 yards to the
north of the touchdown. The path length of the weak tornado was
less than a mile and the width was 50 yards.

NOTE:
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

CVKING





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NOUS43 KLSX 261653
PNSLSX
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-262300-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
1153 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

...SAFETY RULES FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National
Weather Service.  In the interest of public safety, the
following safety rules are provided.  Public and commercial
broadcast stations serving the affected area are asked to
broadcast these safety measures frequently while the watch is
in effect.

A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for
the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the
watch area.  If you are in the watch area, keep up to date of
the latest weather information.  These storms can develop
rapidly so there may be occasions when advance warning is not
possible.

A severe thunderstorm warning means a severe thunderstorm has
been observed or indicated on radar.  If you are in the path
or near the storm, take immediate actions to protect life and
property.  Follow these safety rules:

(1)  In open country, you should seek shelter and avoid trees
which can be targets for lightning.  If there is no shelter,
go to a ditch or culvert but beware of rising water which can
cause flooding.

(2)  When indoors, stay away from outside walls and windows
and go to an interior room on the lowest level.  Avoid using
electrical appliances while the storm is nearby.

(3)  In mobile homes, you should leave and seek nearby safe
shelter.

(4)  If swimming or on a boat, you should get to shore as
quickly as possible and find shelter.

A thunderstorm is considered severe when it contains one inch
or larger diameter size hail and/or wind gusts of 58 miles an
hour or greater.  A severe thunderstorm can also produce deadly
lightning and very heavy rain which can lead to flash flooding.

Remember, with any severe thunderstorm there is always the
possibility of tornadoes.

$$

Glass





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NOUS43 KLSX 261124
PNSLSX
ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-261230-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
624 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

...SAFETY RULES FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National
Weather Service.  In the interest of public safety, the
following safety rules are provided.  Public and commercial
broadcast stations serving the affected area are asked to
broadcast these safety measures frequently while the watch is
in effect.

A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for
the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the
watch area.  If you are in the watch area, keep up to date of
the latest weather information.  These storms can develop
rapidly so there may be occasions when advance warning is not
possible.

A severe thunderstorm warning means a severe thunderstorm has
been observed or indicated on radar.  If you are in the path
or near the storm, take immediate actions to protect life and
property.  Follow these safety rules:

(1)  In open country, you should seek shelter and avoid trees
which can be targets for lightning.  If there is no shelter,
go to a ditch or culvert but beware of rising water which can
cause flooding.

(2)  When indoors, stay away from outside walls and windows
and go to an interior room on the lowest level.  Avoid using
electrical appliances while the storm is nearby.

(3)  In mobile homes, you should leave and seek nearby safe
shelter.

(4)  If swimming or on a boat, you should get to shore as
quickly as possible and find shelter.

A thunderstorm is considered severe when it contains one inch
or larger diameter size hail and/or wind gusts of 58 miles an
hour or greater.  A severe thunderstorm can also produce deadly
lightning and very heavy rain which can lead to flash flooding.

Remember, with any severe thunderstorm there is always the
possibility of tornadoes.

$$

Tilly





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