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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
452 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2019

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 05/18/2019 TORNADO EVENT...

.EAST OF GERONIMO...

RATING:                 EF2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    120-130 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.5 MILES 
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   60 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0 
INJURIES:               1

START DATE:             05/18/2019
START TIME:             07:37 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 ESE GERONIMO / COMANCHE COUNTY / OK
START LAT/LON:          34.47 / -98.33

END DATE:               05/18/2019
END TIME:               07:38 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           3 E GERONIMO / COMANCHE COUNTY / OK
END LAT/LON:            34.48 / -98.33

SUMMARY: A BRIEF, BUT STRONG TORNADO STRUCK ABOUT THREE MILES 
EAST OF GERONIMO THIS MORNING. TWO HOMES WERE STRUCK AND BOTH HAD 
ROOFS REMOVED. THERE WAS ONE MINOR INJURY.

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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