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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
205 PM CST WED DEC 22 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 12/15/21 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE 3...

.UPDATE...NWS DES MOINES FINDINGS FROM ADDITIONAL DATA COLLECTION:

- CONFIRMED 12 ADDITIONAL TORNADOES
- 23 TOTAL TORNADOES NOW CONFIRMED IN THE NWS DMX SERVICE AREA
- UPDATES TO 3 PREVIOUS REPORTED TORNADOES INCLUDING: ADJUSTING
  THE PATHS ON THE BAYARD-JEFFERSON AND DANA-DAYTON TORNADOES AND
  ADJUSTING THE RATING ON THE SOMERS-BARNUM FROM EF-UNKNOWN TO 
  EF-2.


..EAST OF GLIDDEN...

RATING:                 EF-U
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    TBD 
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.7 MILES 
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD 
FATALITIES:             0 
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             04:45 PM CST
START LOCATION:         2 NNE WILLEY / CARROLL COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.0088 / -94.8095

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               04:51 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 E LIDDERDALE / CARROLL COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.1285 / -94.7127


..WEST OF WICHITA...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:13 PM CST
START LOCATION:         10 W GUTHRIE CENTER / GUTHRIE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.6997 / -94.7044

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:16 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 SSW BAYARD / GUTHRIE COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            41.8071 / -94.5845


..BAYARD...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115-120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  23.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:17 PM CST
START LOCATION:         8 NNW ADAIR / GUTHRIE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.6206 / -94.6906

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:31 PM CST
END LOCATION:           6 NNW BAGLEY / GREENE COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            41.9262 / -94.4793


..SW JEFFERSON...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115-120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:26 PM CST
START LOCATION:         5 NNE BAYARD / GREENE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.9179 / -94.5068

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:34 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 WSW JEFFERSON / GREENE COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.0015 / -94.4336


..FAR W JEFFERSON...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115-120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:32 PM CST
START LOCATION:         4 ESE SCRANTON / GREENE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.9863 / -94.4796

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:35 PM CST
END LOCATION:           2 NNW JEFFERSON / GREENE COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.0445 / -94.3972


..LOHRVILLE-KNIERIM...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  20.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:34 PM CST
START LOCATION:         4 SSW LOHRVILLE / GREENE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.2087 / -94.5912

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:50 PM CST
END LOCATION:           2 N KNIERIM / CALHOUN COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.4869 / -94.4507


..CHURDAN...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115-120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:35 PM CST
START LOCATION:         5 S CHURDAN / GREENE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.081 / -94.4866

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:38 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 SSE CHURDAN / GREENE COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.1094 / -94.4494


.SOMERS-BARNUM...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    TBD
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  18.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021 
START TIME:             05:39 PM CST
START LOCATION:         4 NE LOHRVILLE / CALHOUN COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.290 / -94.476

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:54 PM CST
END LOCATION:           2 NNE BARNUM / WEBSTER COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.531 / -94.344


..AYRSHIRE-GRAETTINGER...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  11.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:40 PM CST
START LOCATION:         2 NE AYRSHIRE / PALO ALTO COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          43.0585 / -94.8103

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:52 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1 S GRAETTINGER / PALO ALTO COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            43.2141 / -94.7505


..DANA TO DAYTON...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115-120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  15.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:42 PM CST
START LOCATION:         2 SE DANA / GREENE COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.0892 / -94.2086

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:54 PM CST
END LOCATION:           2 E DAYTON / WEBSTER COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.2613 / -94.0236


..BRADGATE...

RATING:                 EF-U
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    TBD
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  6.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:54 PM CST
START LOCATION:         GILMORE CITY / POCAHONTAS COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.7331 / -94.4648

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               05:59 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1 NE BRADGATE / HUMBOLDT COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.812 / -94.4084


..RUTLAND...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             05:57 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1 W RUTLAND / HUMBOLDT COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.7609 / -94.3237

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               06:03 PM CST
END LOCATION:           2 SSE BODE / HUMBOLDT COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.8339 / -94.2727


..SCARVILLE...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             06:49 PM CST
START LOCATION:         3 W SCARVILLE / WINNEBAGO COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          43.4711 / -93.6848

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               06:51 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 SE KIESTER / WINNEBAGO COUNTY / MN
END LAT/LON:            43.4995 / -93.6706


..NORTHWOOD...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  20.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             06:53 PM CST
START LOCATION:         5 NW MASON CITY / CERRO GORDO COUNTY /
IA
START LAT/LON:          43.222 / -93.298

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               07:10 PM CST
END LOCATION:           4 S MYRTLE / FREEBORN COUNTY / MN
END LAT/LON:            43.4997 / -93.1617

SURVEY SUMMARY:
MIGHT BE AN INTERMITTENT PATH AND NOT CONTINUOUS ACROSS COUNTY. 
RATING MAY CHANGE PENDING FURTHER ANALYSIS


..NEWTON...

RATING:                 EF-U
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    TBD
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             12/15/2021
START TIME:             07:03 PM CST
START LOCATION:         2 SSE NEWTON / JASPER COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.6733 / -93.0278

END DATE:               12/15/2021
END TIME:               07:05 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3 ESE NEWTON / JASPER COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            41.6794 / -92.991


&&

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

$$

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