Details

RATING: EF-2

MAXIMUM ESTIMATED WIND SPEED: 120 MPH

MAXIMUM ESTIMATED PATH WIDTH: 300 Yards

PATH LENGTH: 4.15 miles

START TIME: Estimated around 2:51 PM EST

END TIME: Estimated around 2:57 PM EST

LOCATION: 4 miles west of Chalmers to 2 miles north of Chalmers

DESCRIPTION: A NWS survey of damage revealed damage consistent with an EF2 tornado. The tornado touched down in an open field 4 miles west of Chalmers, northwest of the intersection of County Road 600 South and 450 West. The tornado crossed County Road 300 West, south of County Road 500 South where four 18 inch diameter power poles were snapped at the base (DI: ETL DOD: 4). Minor damage to siding and roofing was also observed at a home northeast of this location. A large pole barn in the same yard lost half of its roof while a barn next door to this residence was destroyed (DI: SBO DOD: 8) with debris from both locations being carried up to a mile to the northeast. One final barn suffered minor roof damage before the tornado lifted two miles north of Chalmers east of County Road 75 West and south of County Road 350 S. Maximum wind speeds were estimated around 120 mph.

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2:47 PM EST Reflectivity (Z) & Storm Relative Velocity (SRV) 2:52 PM EST Reflectivity & SRV 2:56 PM EST Reflectivity & SRV 3:01 PM EST Reflectivity & SRV
       

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