August 03, 2004 Thunderstorm Wind Damage in Benton County.

 

Public Information Statement

Local Storm Reports (Of all August 3rd events.)

Pictures of the Vinton Damage.

 

Public Information Statement

ABUS34 KMLI 042100
PNSMLI

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
359 PM CDT WED AUG 4 2004

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEYS THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE IN
BENTON COUNTY...

WINDS GUSTED TO AN ESTIMATED 70 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT AS SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ROLLED THROUGH BENTON COUNTY. A 67 MPH WIND WAS
RECORDED AT THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER IN VINTON. BROKEN TREE
BRANCHES WERE STREWN ACROSS NEARBY AREAS. AT THE VINTON AIRPORT...
METAL HANGAR DOORS WERE RIPPED OFF BY THE WIND. CORN CROPS ACROSS
NORTHERN PARTS OF THE COUNTY SUSTAINED SPOTTY DAMAGE.


STRAIGHT LINE WIND SPEEDS WITH THIS EVENT WERE EQUIVALENT TO THOSE OF
A STRONG F0 TORNADO...HOWEVER NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

$$

BARDOU

Local Storm Report

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NWUS53 KDVN 040309
LSRDVN

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT ... CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1005 PM CDT TUE AUG 03 2004

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION...ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0602 PM TSTM WND GST GARRISON 42.14N 92.14W
08/03/2004 60 MPH BENTON IA PUBLIC

0602 PM TSTM WND GST BELLE PLAINE 41.90N 92.27W
08/03/2004 60 MPH BENTON IA PUBLIC

0609 PM TSTM WND GST MOUNT AUBURN 42.26N 92.09W
08/03/2004 70 MPH BENTON IA FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0609 PM TSTM WND GST 1 NW VINTON 42.17N 92.04W
08/03/2004 70 MPH BENTON IA FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0610 PM TSTM WND GST VAN HORNE 42.01N 92.09W
08/03/2004 60 MPH BENTON IA FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0617 PM TSTM WND DMG 3 N VINTON 42.21N 92.03W
08/03/2004 BENTON IA EMERGENCY MNGR

DAMAGE TO A HANGAR 3 MILES NORTH OF VINTON. TREE DAMAGE
ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF BENTON CO.

0630 PM TSTM WND GST 1 S CENTER POINT 42.17N 91.78W
08/03/2004 85 MPH LINN IA EMERGENCY MNGR

DAMAGE TO OUTBUILDINGS, TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.

0630 PM TSTM WND GST CENTER POINT 42.19N 91.78W
08/03/2004 65 MPH LINN IA BROADCAST MEDIA

0630 PM TSTM WND GST CENTER POINT 42.19N 91.78W
08/03/2004 75 MPH LINN IA EMERGENCY MNGR

75 MPH WIND GUST NEAR CENTER POINT. DAMAGE ACROSS CENTER
POINT.

0630 PM TSTM WND GST 1 SE WASHINGTON 41.29N 91.68W
08/03/2004 40 MPH WASHINGTON IA TRAINED SPOTTER

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH, MOVING SMALL DEBRIS.

0630 PM TSTM WND DMG LADORA 41.76N 92.19W
08/03/2004 IOWA IA TRAINED SPOTTER

4 INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES DOWN. DAMAGE TO SIDING OF
MOBILE HOMES. POWER LINES DOWN.

0634 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 S CENTER POINT 42.17N 91.78W
08/03/2004 LINN IA EMERGENCY MNGR

MACHINE SHED DAMAGED AND HORSE TRAILER BLOWN OVER. TREES
DOWN ACROSS LINN COUNTY.

0703 PM TSTM WND GST 3 N CORALVILLE 41.73N 91.60W
08/03/2004 50 MPH JOHNSON IA TRAINED SPOTTER

50 MPH WIND GUST. HEAVY RAIN AT THE RATE OF 1 INCH PER
HOUR.

0722 PM TSTM WND DMG ANAMOSA 42.11N 91.28W
08/03/2004 JONES IA CO-OP OBSERVER

WINDS ESTIMATED AT 80 MPH CAUSED A PORTION OF A TREE TO
FALL ON A HOUSE AND GARAGE.

0734 PM TSTM WND GST NEW LIBERTY 41.72N 90.88W
08/03/2004 40 MPH SCOTT IA TRAINED SPOTTER

0735 PM TSTM WND GST MUSCATINE 41.42N 91.07W
08/03/2004 48 MPH MUSCATINE IA TRAINED SPOTTER

0815 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 NW MAQUOKETA 42.09N 90.69W
08/03/2004 JACKSON IA TRAINED SPOTTER

EIGHT INCH DIAMETER TREES SNAPPED OFF.

0817 PM TSTM WND DMG MAQUOKETA 42.07N 90.67W
08/03/2004 JACKSON IA TRAINED SPOTTER

15 INCH DIAMETER TREE DOWN ON A HOUSE. NUMEROUS STREETS
CLOSED IN TOWN DUE TO BRANCHES DOWN ON ROADS. WIND SPEEDS
ESTIMATED AT 70 TO 80 MPH.

0825 PM HAIL PEARL CITY 42.27N 89.83W
08/03/2004 0.50 INCH STEPHENSON IL EMERGENCY MNGR

QUARTER INCH TO HALF INCH SIZED HAIL.

0837 PM TSTM WND GST STERLING 41.80N 89.69W
08/03/2004 52 MPH WHITESIDE IL TRAINED SPOTTER

0839 PM TSTM WND DMG SAVANNA 42.09N 90.14W
08/03/2004 CARROLL IL TRAINED SPOTTER

LARGE BRANCHES DOWN ON THE ROAD ALONG ROUTE 84 FROM
SAVANNA TO HANOVER.

0842 PM TSTM WND DMG ERIE 41.66N 90.08W
08/03/2004 WHITESIDE IL EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN FROM ERIE TO COLETA.

0843 PM TSTM WND GST CARBON CLIFF 41.50N 90.39W
08/03/2004 50 MPH ROCK ISLAND IL EMERGENCY MNGR

BRANCHES DOWN ACROSS UPPER ROCK ISLAND COUNTY. POWER OUT
IN CARBON CLIFF.

0906 PM TSTM WND DMG OLIN 42.00N 91.14W
08/03/2004 JONES IA TRAINED SPOTTER

LATE REPORT. SEVERAL TREES DOWN ON 190TH ST NEAR CAMP
COURAGEOUS AND PICTURED ROCKS PARK.


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Pictures

Damage on 8th Ave.

Looking south on 8th Ave. at 8th ST. in Vinton.

Airport hanger & plane.
Vinton Airport hanger & plane.
Damaged corn field.
Corn Field between 4th & 5th St. West of Hwy 218.
Damaged Farm Service elevator.
Farm Service elevator at Hwy 218 & West D. St.
Snapped pine trees.
Two large pine trees snapped at 1412 A Ave.
Trees blown over.
55th St. North of Airport
 
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