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NOUS43 KGRR 151617  
PNSGRR  
MIZ037>040-043>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-160400-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI  
1217 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR CLINTON COUNTY TORNADO EVENT ON  
07/07/2014...  
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.6 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 80 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JULY 7 2014  
START TIME: APPROXIMATELY 100 AM EDT  
START LOCATION: SOUTH OF WALKER ROAD BETWEEN  
ESSEX CENTER AND LOWELL ROADS  
 
END DATE: JULY 7 2014  
END TIME: APPROXIMATELY 110 AM EDT  
END LOCATION: JUST WEST OF GROVE ROAD SOUTH  
OF COLONY ROAD  
 
SMALL OUTBUILDING DESTROYED AND LIGHT DAMAGE TO SEVERAL OTHER  
OUTBUILDINGS ALONG WALKER ROAD. TREE AND CROP DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED  
ALONG THE TORNADO PATH. A TRAMPOLINE WAS MISSING FROM ONE HOUSE ON  
WALKER ROAD. A BLOWDOWN OF LARGE MAPLE AND OAK TREES OCCURRED IN A  
WOODED AREA WEST OF GROVE 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:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR IONIA COUNTY TORNADO EVENT ON 07/07/2014
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.75 MILE  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 150 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JULY 7 2014  
START TIME: APPROXIMATELY 1234 AM EDT  
START LOCATION: EAST OF PINE ROAD JUST SOUTH  
OF EAST KIMBALL ROAD  
 
END DATE: JULY 7 2014  
END TIME: APPROXIMATELY 1238 AM EDT  
END LOCATION: M-21 JUST WEST OF SPAULDING ROAD  
 
TWO HOMES LOST ROOFING MATERIAL AND TWO FARM BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED  
ALONG EAST KIMBALL ROAD. TREE AND CROP DAMAGE ALSO OCCURRED ALONG  
THE TORNADO PATH. A PLASTIC PLAYGROUND SLIDE WAS CARRIED ABOUT 1500  
FEET AND SEVERAL CALF CRIBS WERE CARRIED ABOUT 500 FEET.  
 
NOTE:  
THIS TORNADO IS SEPARATE FROM AN EARLIER TORNADO THAT WAS SURVEYED  
ON JULY 9TH IN IONIA COUNTY ALONG REEDER ROAD DURING THE SAME EVENT.  
 

 
 
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