PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE TORNADOES AND FLOODING ACROSS REPUBLIC
COUNTY.

SIX TORNADOES OCCURRED ACROSS REPUBLIC COUNTY SUNDAY EVENING. THREE
OF THE TORNADOES WERE RATED AT F0, TWO WERE RATED AT F1 AND ONE WAS
RATED AT F2.

AN F0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ONE MILE NORTH OF COURTLAND. IT WAS ON
THE GROUND FOR ONE HALF OF A MILE AND WAS ABOUT 50 YARDS WIDE.

AN F0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN FIVE MILES NORTHEAST OF COURTLAND. IT
WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 1 MILE AND WAS ABOUT 75 YARDS WIDE.

AN F1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN FOUR MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF COURTLAND.
IT WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 3 MILES AND IT MOVED NORTHEAST. IT WAS
ABOUT 150 YARDS WIDE.

AN F0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN FOUR MILES WEST OF MUNDEN. IT WAS ON THE
GROUND FOR ONE HALF OF A MILE AND IT WAS ABOUT 50 YARDS WIDE.

AN F1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ONE MILE SOUTHEAST OF REPUBLIC AND LIFTED
3 MILES EAST OF REPUBLIC. THE TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 2 MILES
AND WAS ABOUT 150 YARDS WIDE.

AN F2 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3 MILES NORTHEAST OF REPUBLIC. IT WAS ON
THE GROUND FOR FOUR MILES BEFORE IT MOVED NORTH NORTHEAST INTO
NEBRASKA. IT WAS ABOUT ONE QUARTER OF A MILE WIDE.

ONE HOME WAS DESTROYED NORTHEAST OF REPUBLIC. A FEW OTHER HOMES
SUFFERED SOME DAMAGE, OTHERWISE MOST OF THE DAMAGE WAS TO OUT
BUILDINGS AND POWER POLES.

MAJOR FLOODING OCCURRED ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN PARTS OF
REPUBLIC COUNTY. SEVERAL HOMES WERE FLOODED AND FAMILIES WERE
EVACUATED NEAR SCANDIA AS THE REPUBLICAN RIVER SWELLED TO A MILE IN
WIDTH. NUMEROUS FARM FIELDS WERE ALSO FLOODED AND SEVERAL GRAVEL
ROADS WERE WASHED OUT.