...PRELIMINARY EF1 TORNADO IN HUNTINGTON COUNTY...

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

THE TORNADO BEGAN AT THE INTERSECTION OF 825W AND BRACKEN ROAD AND
ENDED TO THE NORTHEAST NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 1100N AND 825W.
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH WAS ABOUT SIX TENTHS OF A MILE AND DAMAGE WIDTH
WAS 50 TO 75 YARDS WIDE. SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE HEAVILY DAMAGED
AND A METAL GRAIN BIN WAS DESTROYED WITH THE DEBRIS TWISTED AND
BLOWN NORTHWEST. WOOD PROJECTILES WERE LODGED INTO THE ROOF OF A
HOUSE AND CONCRETE BLOCKS WERE LOFTED ONTO THE ROOF OF SMALL
BUILDING. THE DEBRIS FIELD WAS STREWN TO THE NORTHEAST OVER A
DISTANCE OF ABOUT ONE MILE.

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


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


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