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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:43 PM CST on February 20, 2017

Expires 5:45 AM EST on February 21, 2017


... NWS damage survey for 02/19/17 tornado events in Bexar/Comal counties...

.Overview... Storm surveys were conducted by NWS meteorologists across
portions of Bexar and Comal counties. These reports should still be
considered preliminary and some adjustments may still be made to the
tornado paths and strengths over the coming days. Other damage surveys
will continue over the coming days across other areas of south central
Texas.

.Ridgeview/Alamo Heights tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 4.6 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1036 PM CST
start location: 5 N San Antonio / Bexar County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.4907 / -98.4991

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1043 PM CST
end location: 3 NNE Terrell Hills / Bexar County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.5154 / -98.4273

Survey summary: pending

.Northern Hills tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 1.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1043 PM CST
start location: 3 NW of Windcrest / Bexar County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.5551 / -98.4117

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1046 PM CST
end location: 5 WNW of Universal City / Bexar County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.5697 / -98.3941

Survey summary: pending|

.Glen Heights tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 1.6 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1042 PM CST
start location: 5 SW of Universal City / Bexar County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.5016 / -98.3601

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1045 PM CST
end location: 3 SW of Universal City / Bexar County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.5219 / -98.3469

Survey summary: pending

.Schoenthal ranch tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 0.7 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1100 PM CST
start location: 3 NE of Garden Ridge / Comal County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.6714 / -98.2650

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1102 PM CST
end location: 4 NE of Garden Ridge / Comal County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.6786 / -98.2581

Survey summary: pending

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
chance pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


Yura


443 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017

... NWS damage survey for 02/19/17 tornado events in Bexar/Comal counties...

.Overview... Storm surveys were conducted by NWS meteorologists across
portions of Bexar and Comal counties. These reports should still be
considered preliminary and some adjustments may still be made to the
tornado paths and strengths over the coming days. Other damage surveys
will continue over the coming days across other areas of south central
Texas.

.Ridgeview/Alamo Heights tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 4.6 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1036 PM CST
start location: 5 N San Antonio / Bexar County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.4907 / -98.4991

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1043 PM CST
end location: 3 NNE Terrell Hills / Bexar County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.5154 / -98.4273

Survey summary: pending

.Northern Hills tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 105 mph
path length /statute/: 1.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1043 PM CST
start location: 3 NW of Windcrest / Bexar County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.5551 / -98.4117

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1046 PM CST
end location: 5 WNW of Universal City / Bexar County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.5697 / -98.3941

Survey summary: pending|

.Glen Heights tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 1.6 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1042 PM CST
start location: 5 SW of Universal City / Bexar County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.5016 / -98.3601

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1045 PM CST
end location: 3 SW of Universal City / Bexar County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.5219 / -98.3469

Survey summary: pending

.Schoenthal ranch tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 0.7 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: unknown

Start date: Feb 19 2017
start time: 1100 PM CST
start location: 3 NE of Garden Ridge / Comal County / TX
start lat/lon: 29.6714 / -98.2650

End date: Feb 19 2017
end time: 1102 PM CST
end location: 4 NE of Garden Ridge / Comal County / TX
end lat/lon: 29.6786 / -98.2581

Survey summary: pending

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
chance pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


Yura

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