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Public Information Statement
Issued: 8:33 PM CDT Aug. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 8/19/2018 tornado event...

... EF0 tornado touchdown in Diggins Missouri...

Tornado number 1...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 4 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 8/19/2018
start time: 3:32 PM CDT
start location: 1 south Diggins Missouri
start lat/lon: 37.1685/-92.8966

End date: 8/19/2018
end time: 3:47 PM CDT
end location: 3 miles northeast of Diggins Missouri
end_lat/lon: 37.2000/-92.8000

NWS storm survey found limited damage to limbs and one uprooted
tree within the region where spotters reported debris and rotation.
Path from spotters extended from Highway nn approximately 1 mile
south of Diggins, crossing Highway 60 near bonnet Road where debris
blocked the Highway, ending approximately 3 miles northeast of
Diggins near the James River. Wind speeds were estimated at 80 mph
based off the uprooted tree. Width was estimated.

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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