...PRELIMINARY EF1 TORNADO IN WHITLEY COUNTY...

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

THE TORNADO BEGAN ONE HALF MILE NORTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF 400S
AND STATE ROAD 9 AND ENDED TO THE NORTHEAST...ONE HALF MILE TO THE
EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF MOWERY RD AND RAEBER RD. DAMAGE PATH
LENGTH WAS ABOUT 2 MILES AND DAMAGE WIDTH WAS 50 TO 150 YARDS WIDE.
SEVERAL TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED ALONG THE PATH. NUMEROUS
HOUSES RECEIVED MINOR TO MODERATE ROOF DAMAGE WITH SOME WINDOWS
DAMAGED. THERE WERE ALSO A FEW HEAVILY DAMAGED OUTBUILDINGS WITH
DEBRIS CARRIED UP TO 1 MILE TO THE NORTHEAST.

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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