Tippecanoe-Clinton-Carroll County Tornado Nov. 17, 2013

Damage Path (Click to enlarge):

 Tornado Path
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Tornado Information

RATING:                 EF-3
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    140 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  29.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH:             100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOVEMBER 17 2013
START TIME:             254 PM EST
START LOCATION:         5 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF LAFAYETTE
START LAT/LON:          40.3462/-86.8342

END DATE:               NOVEMBER 17 2013
END TIME:               319 PM EST
END LOCATION:           1.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF YOUNG AMERICA
END LAT/LON:            40.5675/-86.3742

THE SUBARU AND VOEST ALPINE PLANTS SOUTHEAST OF LAFAYETTE BOTH
SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE CONSISTENT WITH A LOW END EF-3
RATING. PROPERTY AND TREE DAMAGE THEN CONTINUED NORTHEAST TO THE
NORTH OF DAYTON...NORTHWEST OF ROSSVILE AND ACROSS SOUTHERN AND
EASTERN CARROLL COUNTIES. A HOG FARM SUSTAINED DAMAGE TO SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS IN EXTREME SOUTHWEST CARROLL COUNTY. ADDITIONAL
DAMAGE WAS FOUND IN CUTLER. MUCH OF THE DAMAGE ACROSS CARROLL
COUNTY RANGED BETWEEN EF-0 AND EF-1. THIS TORNADO CROSSED INTO
CASS COUNTY NEAR STATE ROUTE 18...CONTINUING FOR NEARLY AN
ADDITIONAL 10 MILES. THE TOTAL PATH LENGTH INCLUDING CASS COUNTY
IS 39 MILES.

Radar Imagery:(Click to enlarge) 

Radar Image Storm Relative Motion
Radar image from 2:56 PM centered on eastern Tippecanoe County. Storm Relative Motion image from 2:56 PM for the same area. Radar is off to the south east of this location. Green indicates winds toward the radar while reds indicate winds away from the radar.
Radar Image 2 Storm Relative Motion 2
Radar image from 3:16 PM centered on Carroll County and western Howard County. Storm Relative Motion image from 3:16 PM for the same area. Radar is off to the south east of this location. Green indicates winds toward the radar while reds indicate winds away from the radar.

Damage Pictures: (click to enlarge)

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Damage Picture

For more information on the Cass County part of the tornado, please see WFO Northern Indiana's website


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