Surface Map valid at about 8:00 PM EDT May 9, 2013
A thunderstorm squall line produced two small, brief tornadoes Wednesday evening near Terre Haute. The first touchdown occurred near 815 PM EDT along East Curry Road near Hultz Road about 5 miles south of Terre Haute. The tornado was observed by a storm spotter and caused damage to several trees. The tornado was rated an EF0 with winds around 80 mph. A second tornado from the same storm occurred near 825 PM EDT in Riley, about 5 miles southeast of Terre Haute. This tornado was observed by Riley volunteer fireman in a field just west of their fire station. The second tornado destroyed a small shed and downed several tree limbs. This tornado was rated an EF0 with associated winds also around 80 mph.
|Location of Tornadoes. Click to enlarge.||Zoomed-in image of tornado locations. Click to enlarge.|
|Damaged tree south of Terre Haute from first tornado. Click to enlarge.||Damaged shed in Riley from second tornado. - Click to enlarge.|
Image of the tornado near Riley, courtesy of Riley volunteer fire department. Click to enlarge.