Franklin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Record Report
Statement as of 02:51 am CDT on September 02, 2014

...Record daily maximum rainfall set at Columbia ASOS...

a record rainfall of 4.5 inch(es) was set at Columbia ASOS yesterday. This breaks the old record of 4.15 set in 1931.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 3:45 PM CDT on September 2, 2014

...NWS damage survey for 09/01/2014 tornado event... ...EF-1 tornado confirmed at House Springs Missouri...

.Reference tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated peak wind: 110 mph path length /statute/: 6.4 miles path width /maximum/: 60 yards fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: sep_01_2014 start time: 1043 PM CDT start location: 5 miles west of House Springs, MO start lat/lon: 38.4299_/_-90.6635

End date: sep_01_2014 end time: 1055 PM CDT end location: 1 mile east of House Springs, MO end_lat/lon: 38.4246_/_-90.5509

Survey_summary: the maximum damage occurred at hood's discount store located at the intersection of State Highway 30 and County Highway W...where a quarter of the roof was torn off...the deck was uplifted...and air conditioning units were moved. Elsewhere along the damage path...trees were snapped and were classified as a mix of EF-0 and EF-1 damage.

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 change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS storm data.