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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
800 PM CST SUN MAR 6 2022

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 3/5/22 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #2...

UPDATED STATEMENT TO INCLUDE DAMAGE SURVEY FINDINGS FROM A TORNADO
THAT TRACKED THROUGH CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTY. 

NWS DAMAGE SURVEY EFFORTS ARE ONGOING AT THIS TIME. PRELIMINARY 
SURVEY RESULTS FROM NEAR WINTERSET NORTHEAST INTO TAMA COUNTY 
WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL MONDAY. 

.GARDEN GROVE/HUMESTON TORNADO...

EF-2 TORNADO DEVELOPED JUST NORTHEAST OF LEON AND CONTINUED 
NORTHEAST, GRAZING GARDEN GROVE AND HUMESTON BEFORE ENDING
JUST NORTHEAST OF DERBY IN LUCAS COUNTY. 

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    122 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  19.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             3/5/2022 
START TIME:             507 PM
START LOCATION:         2.1 MILES NORTHEAST OF LEON

END DATE:               3/5/2-22
END TIME:               534 PM
END LOCATION:           1.2 MILES EAST OF DERBY


.CHARITON/RED HAW STATE PARK TORNADO...

EF-3 TORNADO DEVELOPED AS THE PREVIOUS TORNADO WEAKENED NEAR DERBY.
THE TORNADO TRACKED JUST SOUTH OF CHARITON, TAKING A DIRECT PATH
THROUGH RED HAW STATE PARK. 

RATING:                 EF-3
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    138 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  16.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             1
INJURIES:               1

START DATE:             3/5/2022 
START TIME:             530 PM
START LOCATION:         2.4 MILES SOUTH OF DERBY

END DATE:               3/5/2022
END TIME:               554 PM
END LOCATION:           5.5 MILES EAST OF CHARITON


.ALLERTON/CORYDON TORNADO...

AN EF-2 TORNADO DEVELOPED JUST SOUTHWEST OF ALLERTON AND SKIRTED
THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF THE COMMUNITY. THE TORNADO THEN TRACKED 
NORTHEAST, EVENTUALLY PASSING JUST EAST OF CORYDON. 

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    118 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             3/5/2022
START TIME:             538 PM
START LOCATION:         1.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ALLERTON

END DATE:               3/5/2022
END TIME:               548 PM
END LOCATION:           2 MILES EAST OF CORYDON


EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATAGORIES.

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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