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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
811 PM EDT FRI AUG 30 2019

...DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/29/2019 CONDUCTED BY SHIAWASSEE COUNTY 
   EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT...
...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR NEW LOTHROP...

.NEW LOTHROP TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUG 29 2019 
START TIME:             923 EDT
START LOCATION:         1.2 MILES SOUTH OF NEW LOTHROP/SHIAWASSEE COUNTY
START LAT/LON:          43.103/-83.971

END DATE:               AUG 29 2019
END TIME:               926 EDT
END LOCATION:           1.1 MILES EAST OF NEW LOTHROP/SHIAWASSEE COUNTY
END LAT/LON:            43.123/-83.930

SURVEY_SUMMARY: A WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE ALLAN 
AND NEW LOTHROP ROAD INTERSECTION. THE TORNADO TRACKED NORTHEAST AND LIFTED JUST
BEFORE SHERIDAN ROAD, BETWEEN EASTON AND JOHNSTONE ROADS. MAPLE TREES WERE 
OBSERVED UPROOTED ALONG THE PATH. A SMALL GARAGE AND POLE BARN WERE DESTROYED. 
AT LEAST 1 HOME SUFFERED STRUCTURAL DAMAGE, WITH 2 HOMES SUFFERING 
MOSTLY SHINGLE DAMAGE. A PROPANE TANK WAS ALSO MOVED BY THE WIND. 

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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