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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOSTON/NORTON MA
618 PM EDT THU SEP 5 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY RESULT - TORNADO IN TOLLAND COUNTY CT...

START LOCATION...COVENTRY CT (TOLLAND COUNTY)
END LOCATION...MANSFIELD CT (TOLLAND COUNTY)
DATE...SEPTEMBER 4, 2019
ESTIMATED TIME...540PM TO 549PM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...85-90 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3.2 MILES (DISCONTINUOUS)
BEGINNING LAT/LON...41.828/-72.357
ENDING LAT/LON...41.799/-72.297
* FATALITIES...NONE
* INJURIES...NONE

...SUMMARY...
THE TORNADO TRAVELLED IN A SOUTHEAST DIRECTION AND HAD A
DISCONTINOUS PATH. THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN ON 
NORTH RIVER ROAD IN COVENTRY, THEN WENT THROUGH THE SKUNGAMAUG 
RIVER GOLF CLUB (WHERE IT DAMAGED MANY TREES). IT THEN LIFTED
BEFORE TOUCHING DOWN AGAIN NEAR BRIGHAM TAVERN RD, WHERE IT THEN
CROSSED US ROUTE 44 NEAR DEPOT RD IN MANSFIELD. THE TORNADO LIFTED
AFTER GOING ACROSS A CORNFIELD NEAR PLAINS RD. THE MAJORITY OF THE
DAMAGE WAS TO TREES. ONLY VERY MINOR DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS WAS
NOTED, WITH A SIGN AT A DAYCARE FACILITY BLOWN OVER.

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

* 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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