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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
415 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/19/2018 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #2...

...BONDURANT TORNADO...

.UPDATE...THIS IS A PRELIMINARY DAMAGE SURVEY REPORT FOR THE
BONDURANT, IOWA TORNADO. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED AS IT
BECOMES AVAILABLE. 

.OVERVIEW...SEVERAL TORNADOES STRUCK CENTRAL IOWA ON JULY 19,
2018. A TOTAL FOR THE DAY WILL NOT BE KNOWN FOR SEVERAL DAYS. TWO
NWS SURVEY TEAMS ARE DEPLOYED TODAY AND THEY ARE SURVEYING DAMAGE
IN THE PELLA, BONDURANT AND MARSHALLTOWN. THIS INFORMATION IS FOR
THE BONDURANT TORNADO ONLY. 

.TORNADO #2 OR THE BONDURANT TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  UNKNOWN
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   40 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 19 2018
START TIME:             2:50PM
START LOCATION:         UNKNOWN
START LAT/LON:          UNKNOWN

END DATE:               JULY 19 2018
END TIME:               UNKNOWN
END LOCATION:           UNKNOWN
END_LAT/LON:            UNKNOWN

SURVEY_SUMMARY: STORM SURVEY TEAM FOUND ONE DAMAGE POINT WITH LOW 
END EF-2 DAMAGE WITH MOST DAMAGE IN THE BONDURANT AREA EITHER 
EF-0 OR EF-1. MORE INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED AS IT BECOMES 
AVAILABLE. 

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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