000
NOUS41 KAKQ 021927
PNSAKQ
MDZ021>025-030730-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
327 PM EDT THU SEP 2 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE SEPTEMBER 1 2021 TORNADO EVENT...


RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             9/1/2021
START TIME:             445 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         1.6 MILES SW OF HURLOCK MD
START LAT/LON:          38.67/-75.86

END DATE:               9/1/2021
END TIME:               458 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           2.7 MILES N OF HURLOCK MD
END LAT/LON:            38.62/-75.89

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS SURVEYED THE STORM DAMAGE
NEAR HURLOCK MD, AND FOUND IT CONSISTENT WITH DAMAGE FROM AN EF0
TORNADO WITH PEAK WINDS OF 75 MPH. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
NEAR EAST NEW MARKET-HURLOCK ROAD JUST SOUTHWEST OF HURLOCK, THEN TRACKED 
NORTH-NORTHEAST BEFORE LIFTING NEAR BOBTOWN ROAD SEVERAL MILES NORTH OF 
HURLOCK. ALONG THE TRACK, DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED TO A METAL BUILDING STRUCTURE
WHERE A 40 FOOT HOLE WAS EVIDENT IN THE ROOF. SEVERAL IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
OVERTURNED IN ADDITIONL TO DAMAGE TO SOYBEAN AND CORN FIELDS. THERE WAS
ALSO SOME MINOR TREE DAMAGE ALONG THE TRACK. 

&&

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.

$$

MRD/JO/AM
000
NOUS41 KAKQ 021927
PNSAKQ
MDZ021>025-030730-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
327 PM EDT THU SEP 2 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE SEPTEMBER 1 2021 TORNADO EVENT...


RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             9/1/2021
START TIME:             445 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         1.6 MILES SW OF HURLOCK MD
START LAT/LON:          38.67/-75.86

END DATE:               9/1/2021
END TIME:               458 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           2.7 MILES N OF HURLOCK MD
END LAT/LON:            38.62/-75.89

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WAKEFIELD HAS SURVEYED THE STORM DAMAGE
NEAR HURLOCK MD, AND FOUND IT CONSISTENT WITH DAMAGE FROM AN EF0
TORNADO WITH PEAK WINDS OF 75 MPH. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
NEAR EAST NEW MARKET-HURLOCK ROAD JUST SOUTHWEST OF HURLOCK, THEN TRACKED 
NORTH-NORTHEAST BEFORE LIFTING NEAR BOBTOWN ROAD SEVERAL MILES NORTH OF 
HURLOCK. ALONG THE TRACK, DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED TO A METAL BUILDING STRUCTURE
WHERE A 40 FOOT HOLE WAS EVIDENT IN THE ROOF. SEVERAL IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
OVERTURNED IN ADDITIONL TO DAMAGE TO SOYBEAN AND CORN FIELDS. THERE WAS
ALSO SOME MINOR TREE DAMAGE ALONG THE TRACK. 

&&

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.

$$

MRD/JO/AM

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