...PRELIMINARY EF1 TORNADO IN ALLEN COUNTY INDIANA...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM HAS EXAMINED DAMAGE IN
EASTERN ALLEN COUNTY INDIANA AND FOUND EVIDENCE OF AN EF1 TORNADO.

THE TORNADO BEGAN ON ROUSSEY ROAD BETWEEN RORICK ROAD AND HOWE
ROAD AND MOVED NORTHEAST...ENDING ON EDGERTON ROAD BETWEEN ROUSSEY
ROAD AND SAMPSON ROAD. DAMAGE PATH LENGTH WAS ABOUT ONE AND A HALF MILES
AND MAXIMUM DAMAGE WIDTH WAS AROUND 175 YARDS WIDE. A BARN DOOR WAS
RIPPED OFF A BARN AS THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN...AND A LARGE TREE WAS
BLOWN OVER. AS THE TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST...A BARN WAS DESTROYED.
WINDOWS WERE BLOWN OUT OF A HOUSE NEAR THE BARN AND DEBRIS FROM THE
BARN WAS FOUND LODGED INTO THE ROOF OF THE HOUSE. FURTHER NORTHEAST...
FOUR OPEN AIR TRAIN CARS WERE BLOWN OFF OF THE TRAIN TRACKS ONTO THEIR
SIDES. DEBRIS FROM THE DESTROYED BARN WAS CARRIED NORTHEAST AND FOUND
WHERE THE TORNADO LIFTED.

WIND SPEEDS ASSOCIATED WITH AN EF1 TORNADO RANGE FROM 86 TO 110 MPH.

MAXIMUM ESTIMATED WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TORNADO WERE AROUND 105 MPH.


Here are a few pictures of the damage associated with this tornado.


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