108  
NOUS44 KAMA 212245 CCA  
PNSAMA  
OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-201000-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX  
545 PM CDT WED MAR 21 2018  
 
CORRECTED EVENT DATE IN HEADER. ALSO CORRECTED END POINT OF TORNADO  
TRACK AND TRACK LENGTH.  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/18/18 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
OVERVIEW
 
A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN RURAL HEMPHILL COUNTY  
NORTHWEST OF GLAZIER. THE TORNADO CAUSED DAMAGE TO TREES, POWER  
POLES AND OUT BUILDING EQUIVALENT TO A LOWER END EF1.  
   
GLAZIER TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80-90 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 6.2 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/ : 70 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: MAR 18 2019  
START TIME:914 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 2 MILES NW GLAZIER / HEMPHILL / TX  
START LAT/LON: 36.0248 / -100.2995  
 
END DATE: MAR 18 2019  
END TIME: 924 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 5.7 MILES NE GLAZIER / LIPSCOMB / TX  
END LAT/LON: 36.0891 / -100.2273  
 
*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.  
 

 
 
MJG  
 
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