...PRELIMINARY EF0 TORNADO IN KOSCIUSKO COUNTY INDIANA...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM HAS EXAMINED DAMAGE IN CENTRAL
KOSCIUSKO COUNTY INDIANA AND FOUND EVIDENCE OF AN EF0 TORNADO.

THE TORNADO BEGAN JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF 450N AND 100E
AND MOVED NORTHEAST...ENDING NEAR 175E JUST SOUTH OF THE TIPPECANOE RIVER.
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH WAS ABOUT ONE MILE AND DAMAGE WIDTH WAS AROUND 30 YARDS
WIDE. NEAR THE BEGINNING OF THE PATH...SHINGLE DAMAGE WAS FOUND IN A SUBDIVISION.
YARD ITEMS...INCLUDING A SWING...WERE THROWN INTO A POND. AS THE TORNADO MOVED
NORTHEAST AND CROSSED 450N...CORN WAS FOUND FLATTENED. SHEARED TREES WERE
FOUND ALONG THE DAMAGE PATH...AS WELL AS A SNAPPED POWER POLE. NEAR THE END
OF THE DAMAGE PATH...A RADIO TOWER WAS BENT OVER BY THE WINDS.

WIND SPEEDS ASSOCIATED WITH AN EF0 TORNADO RANGE FROM 65 TO 85 MPH. MAXIMUM
ESTIMATED WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TORNADO WERE AROUND 80 MPH.



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