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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:16 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on April 28, 2017


... Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected this
weekend...

Despite some dry out that will be occurring into Friday, numerous
thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to develop
Friday night and then again Saturday night, Sunday and Sunday
evening.

There may be a break in the heavy rain threat during the day
Saturday. But in total, an additional 2 to 4 inches could fall on
wetted grounds by the time the entire event is finished Sunday
night.

Locally heavier amounts are possible in particularly strong
storms, or over areas where storms repeat their heavy rainfall.
These heavy rains are expected to cause rises on area waterways.

Stay tuned for later updates or watches concerning this heavy
rain event.



316 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms expected this
weekend...

Despite some dry out that will be occurring into Friday, numerous
thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected to develop
Friday night and then again Saturday night, Sunday and Sunday
evening.

There may be a break in the heavy rain threat during the day
Saturday. But in total, an additional 2 to 4 inches could fall on
wetted grounds by the time the entire event is finished Sunday
night.

Locally heavier amounts are possible in particularly strong
storms, or over areas where storms repeat their heavy rainfall.
These heavy rains are expected to cause rises on area waterways.

Stay tuned for later updates or watches concerning this heavy
rain event.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:00 PM CDT on April 27, 2017

Expires 9:00 AM EDT on April 28, 2017


... NWS damage survey for April 26 2017 tornado event...

.Hickman - Graves County tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 12.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 26 2017
start time: 712 PM CDT
start location: 4.6 miles southeast of Clinton, KY

End date: April 26, 2017
end time: 730 PM CDT
end location: 3.2 miles north northeast of Wingo, KY

At least 3 dozen homes and buildings sustained minor to moderate
damage consisting primarily of loss of shingles, siding and trim.
One home lost about a third of its roof and another had the back
porch blown off. A large Chicken house lost approximately one
fourth of its roof structure. Several smaller outbuildings or
garages were destroyed. Hundreds of trees and tree limbs were
blown down. Four eyewitnesses reported seeing the tornado near
Fulgham. Most of the damage was concentrated around and just north
of Fulgham. The tornado weakened somewhat as it moved into Graves
County and the damage track became more intermittent there.

Straight line wind damage with peak winds up to 80 mph was
observed in areas adjacent to the tornado track.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.
3
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.


800 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

... NWS damage survey for April 26 2017 tornado event...

.Hickman - Graves County tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 12.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: April 26 2017
start time: 712 PM CDT
start location: 4.6 miles southeast of Clinton, KY

End date: April 26, 2017
end time: 730 PM CDT
end location: 3.2 miles north northeast of Wingo, KY

At least 3 dozen homes and buildings sustained minor to moderate
damage consisting primarily of loss of shingles, siding and trim.
One home lost about a third of its roof and another had the back
porch blown off. A large Chicken house lost approximately one
fourth of its roof structure. Several smaller outbuildings or
garages were destroyed. Hundreds of trees and tree limbs were
blown down. Four eyewitnesses reported seeing the tornado near
Fulgham. Most of the damage was concentrated around and just north
of Fulgham. The tornado weakened somewhat as it moved into Graves
County and the damage track became more intermittent there.

Straight line wind damage with peak winds up to 80 mph was
observed in areas adjacent to the tornado track.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.
3
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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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Arizona - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Watch , Freeze Warning , Special Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Idaho - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Frost Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Statement , Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Minnesota - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
Texas - Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, Blowing Dust Advisory , High Wind Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Watch , Frost Advisory
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning

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