Monday, April 20, 2009

Marshall County Tornado Rated EF1.....More to come

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
356 PM CDT MON APR 20 2009

...INITIAL SURVEY INFORMATION FROM MARSHALL COUNTY...
...SURVEY INFORMATION FOR MORGAN AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES NOT YET
AVAILABLE...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAMS ARE STILL OUT IN THE
FIELD INVESTIGATING THE STORM DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED ON SUNDAY
NIGHT...APRIL 19.

AS OF 4 PM...THE ONLY INFORMATION AVAILABLE IS SOME PRELIMINARY
DATA FOR THE STORM THAT HIT EASTERN MARSHALL COUNTY NEAR THE
MARTLING AND ASBURY COMMUNITIES. THIS STORM IS INITIALLY RATED AS
AN EF-1 WITH WINDS OF 110 MPH AND A PEAK PATH WIDTH OF 75 YARDS. A
PATH LENGTH IS NOT YET AVAILABLE.

SURVEY INFORMATION IS NOT YET AVAILABLE FOR THE STORMS THAT
IMPACTED THE MOUNT HOPE COMMUNITY IN WESTERN LAWRENCE COUNTY...AND
THE PRICEVILLE AREA IN MORGAN COUNTY.

SURVEY TEAMS ARE EXPECTED TO RETURN THIS EVENING...AND FURTHER
DETAILED PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THEY
RETURN. THESE STATEMENTS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/HUNTSVILLE...WITH ADDITIONAL MAPS AND PHOTOGRAPHS TO
FOLLOW.

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