Livingston County Tornado - June 5, 2010
Between Streator, IL and Dwight, IL

Updated 6/8/2010


Maximum Tornado Intensity: EF-3
Estimated Maximum Winds:  140 mph
Estimated Maximum Path Width: 1/4 mile
Tornado Path Length: 8.8 miles
Tornado Began: 8:58 PM CDT
Tornado Lifted: 9:10 PM CDT

Very quickly after the tornado that hit Streator lifted...yet another tornado touched down over extreme northern Livingston county approximately one quarter mile south of the county line and about a half mile west of 1100 E. Shortly after touching down this tornado caused severe damage to homes on 1100 E and destroyed a barn as well. There were also several large trees downed in this location. As the tornado continued eastward it completely collapsed a metal truss high tension electrical tower and bent over several other metal truss electrical towers in its path...which is consistent with low end EF-3 damage. At this time the tornado was moving through an extremely rural area...however there was also a lone hardwood tree in its path that was apparently debarked with only large de-leafed branches remaining.

The tornado continued eastward crossing Illinois Route 170 just south of the LaSalle and Livingston county line where hardwood trees were snapped. The tornado then moved eastward for several more miles downing multiple trees and resulting in some structural damage between 1700 E and 1800 E.



Map of the tornado track in Livingston County in Illinois on June 5, 2010

Map of Livingston county tornado path on June 5, 2010


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