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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
525 PM CDT TUE JULY 16 2019  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/15/2019 SCOTT COUNTY TORNADO
 
 
.A BRIEF EF0 TORNADO CAUSED TREE AND BUILDING DAMAGE TO  
A FARMSTEAD 3.5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF BELLE PLAINE, MINNESOTA  
ON MONDAY EVENING. MAXIMUM WINDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE 80  
MILES PER HOUR.  
   
SCOTT COUNTY TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 07/15/2019  
START TIME: 704 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4SE OF BELLE PLAINE  
START LAT/LON: 44.5962 / -93.6957  
 
END DATE: 07/15/2019  
END TIME: 706 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4SE OF BELLE PLAINE  
END LAT/LON: 44.5982 / -93.6906  
 
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 200MPH  
EF5...VIOLENT...>200MPH  
 
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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