780  
NOUS43 KGID 211537  
PNSGID  
KSZ005-006-NEZ072>074-082>084-212345-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE  
1037 AM CDT THU JUN 21 2018  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JUNE 19, 2018 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
..BRIEF TORNADO NEAR HUNTLEY, NEBRASKA
 
 
   
TORNADO NEAR HUNTLEY IN HARLAN COUNTY
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 35 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUNE 19, 2018  
START TIME: 5:42 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HUNTLEY, NE  
START LAT/LON: 40.172 N / -99.2619 W  
 
END DATE: JUNE 19, 2018  
END TIME: 5:43 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HUNTLEY, NE  
END_LAT/LON: 40.1737 N / -99.2576 W  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: REPORTS AND VIDEO OF THIS BRIEF TORNADO WERE PROVIDED  
TO THE NWS HASTINGS BY A STORM CHASER IN THE AREA. THE VIDEO SHOWS A  
MULTIPLE VORTEX STRUCTURE ALONG ITS SHORT PATH. NO SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE  
HAS BEEN REPORTED. PATH AND TORNADO CHARACTERISTICS WERE ESTIMATED AND  
PRIMARILY BASED UPON THE VIDEO, REPORTS AND RADAR INFORMATION.  
 
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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