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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 5:34 PM MDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 545 PM MDT
for northwestern Cherry County...

At 534 PM MDT... a severe thunderstorm was located 15 miles south of
Merriman... or 23 miles east of Gordon... moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... ping pong Ball size hail.

Source... public.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage
         to roofs... siding... windows... and vehicles.

Locations impacted include...
intersection of Highway 61 and shadbolt Road and Highway 61 crossing
the Snake River.

This includes Highway 61 between mile markers 200 and 217.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground
lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from
windows.


Lat... Lon 4259 10189 4280 10186 4282 10157 4255 10159
time... Mot... loc 2334z 271deg 20kt 4270 10177

Hail... 1.50in
wind... <50mph


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530 PM MDT Fri Jul 29 2016

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Cherry County in north central Nebraska...

* until 600 PM MDT

* at 529 PM MDT... a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast
of Gordon... moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... ping pong Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
           damage to roofs... siding... windows... and vehicles. Expect
           wind damage to roofs... siding... and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Shell Lake State Wildlife Management Area... Irwin... intersection of
Highway 20 and Irwin Road and Bayonne.

This includes Highway 20 between mile markers 113 and 135.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


Lat... Lon 4274 10206 4294 10208 4297 10171 4270 10172
time... Mot... loc 2329z 271deg 20kt 4285 10208

Hail... 1.50in
wind... 60mph


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:45 PM CDT on July 29, 2016



... NWS damage survey for 07/26/16 tornado event near Gordon Nebraska...

.Overview... Severe thunderstorms developed along a line in northwest
Sheridan County and moved southeast. As the storms moved southeast
a tornado touched down 5 miles west northwest of Gordon and moved
south southeast before dissipating 5 miles west of Gordon. The tornado
produced damage to three tree wind breaks to include several tree
trunks snapped with tree limb debris for nearly a mile. The tornado
was rated an EF-1 on the enhanced fugita scale.

.Tornado #1|...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 107 mph
path length /statute/: 1 mile
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Jul 26, 2016
start time: 7 PM MDT
start location: 5 WNW Gordon/Sheridan County/Nebraska
start lat/lon: 42.8151 / -102.3054

End date: Jul 26, 2016
end time: 703 PM MDT
end location: 5 W Gordon/Sheridan County/Nebraska
end_lat/lon: 42.8064/-102.3008

Survey_summary: the tornado touched down in an open field and moved
south that produced damage to three tree wind break rows, destroyed
75 yards of fencing and removed shingles from the roof of a double
wide Mobile home. Several tree trunks were snapped with the limb
debris carried southeast. Law enforcement observed the tornado briefly
lift before hitting the second tree wind break line then continued
on the ground crossing the 250 trail Road before roping out and
dissipating in an open field.

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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