February 20, 2014 Tornado Outbreak
Shumway Tornado

 

Shumway tornado track
Track map (click to enlarge)

Summary:

Rating: EF-1
Peak wind: 95 mph
Touched down: 4:54 pm CST
4 miles west-southwest of Shumway (Effingham County)
Lifted: 4:56 pm CST
3 miles west-northwest of Shumway (Effingham County)
Path length: 1.5 miles
Path width: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Storm Survey:

A tornado touched down in an open field about 4 miles west-southwest of Shumway.  The tornado tracked northeast, and crossed state highway 33 between Shumway and Beecher City.  The tornado snapped several power poles as it crossed the highway.  The tornado dissipated in an open field about 3 miles west-northwest of Shumway.


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