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Public Information Statement
Issued: 4:24 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Public information statement...

*** note all information preliminary and subject to change ***

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... NWS damage survey for 09/17/2018 tornado event...

.For Powhatan County...

Ef scale -- EF0

Location... Petersburg Road, about 2 miles south of Genito Road

Estimated wind... 75-80 mph

Estimated time... 3:55 PM EDT to 3:58 PM EDT

Estimated length... 200 yards

Estimated width... 75 yards

Damage... uprooted trees and snapped tree limbs

Injuries or fatalities... unknown at this time

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

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.



424 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

... Public information statement...

*** note all information preliminary and subject to change ***

*** additional and up-to-date information will be coming ***

... NWS damage survey for 09/17/2018 tornado event...

.For Powhatan County...

Ef scale -- EF0

Location... Petersburg Road, about 2 miles south of Genito Road

Estimated wind... 75-80 mph

Estimated time... 3:55 PM EDT to 3:58 PM EDT

Estimated length... 200 yards

Estimated width... 75 yards

Damage... uprooted trees and snapped tree limbs

Injuries or fatalities... unknown at this time

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

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.




342 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

*** note all information preliminary and subject to change ***

*** additional and up to date information will be coming ***

... NWS damage survey for 09/17/2018 tornado event...

.Hanover County in Rockville...

Start location... Rockville in Hanover co Virginia
end location... Rockville in Hanover co Virginia
date... September 17, 2018
estimated time... 133pm EDT - 138pm EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 85-95 mph
maximum path width... will update.
Path length... approximately 1.0 miles
beginning lat/Lon... will update.
Ending lat/Lon... will update.
* Fatalities... none known at this time.
* Injuries... none known at this time.

... Summary...
open shed and outbuilding were destroyed.
Numerous trees uprooted.

.Richmond Metro west...

Start location... city of Richmond in Virginia
end location... Tuckahoe in Henrico Virginia
date... September 17, 2018
estimated time... 332pm EDT - 342pm EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... will update.
Path length... approximately 3.8 miles.
Beginning lat/Lon... will update.
Ending lat/Lon... will update.
* Fatalities... none known at this time.
* Injuries... none known at this time.

... Summary...
numerous trees uprooted, some on houses.
West end church roof ac unit blown off.

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

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.



342 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

*** note all information preliminary and subject to change ***

*** additional and up to date information will be coming ***

... NWS damage survey for 09/17/2018 tornado event...

.Hanover County in Rockville...

Start location... Rockville in Hanover co Virginia
end location... Rockville in Hanover co Virginia
date... September 17, 2018
estimated time... 133pm EDT - 138pm EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 85-95 mph
maximum path width... will update.
Path length... approximately 1.0 miles
beginning lat/Lon... will update.
Ending lat/Lon... will update.
* Fatalities... none known at this time.
* Injuries... none known at this time.

... Summary...
open shed and outbuilding were destroyed.
Numerous trees uprooted.

.Richmond Metro west...

Start location... city of Richmond in Virginia
end location... Tuckahoe in Henrico Virginia
date... September 17, 2018
estimated time... 332pm EDT - 342pm EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... will update.
Path length... approximately 3.8 miles.
Beginning lat/Lon... will update.
Ending lat/Lon... will update.
* Fatalities... none known at this time.
* Injuries... none known at this time.

... Summary...
numerous trees uprooted, some on houses.
West end church roof ac unit blown off.

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

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.


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