Ottawa County survey from 2008-03-31

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
148 PM CDT WED APR 2 2008

…TORNADO SURVEY INFORMATION…

A DAMAGE SURVEY TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
TULSA HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO PATH IN OTTAWA COUNTY FROM THE SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM EVENT OF MARCH 31ST.

THE TORNADO WILL BE RATED EF-1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE WITH
MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS FROM 95 MPH TO 105 MPH BASED ON DAMAGE TO
HOMES…OUTBUILDINGS…AND TREES.

THE TORNADO HAD A MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 200 YARDS AND A LENGTH OF 3 MILES
IN OKLAHOMA…THEN CONTINUED EAST-NORTHEAST TO A POINT SOUTHEAST OF
SENECA MISSOURI. THE TORNADO DEVELOPED ABOUT 3.5 MILES EAST OF
WYANDOTTE AT ABOUT 144 PM AND MOVED INTO MISSOURI ABOUT 1.7 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF SENECA AT ABOUT 148 PM.

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Putnam has been storm chasing since 1990 and is a co-founder of Hook-Echo.com. For his day job, Putnam works in emergency management for information technology.
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