Northern Dwight, IL Tornado - June 5, 2010
Updated 6/8/2010

Maximum Tornado Intensity: EF-0
Estimated Maximum Winds:  80 mph
Estimated Maximum Path Width: 20 yards
Tornado Path Length: 2.1 miles
Tornado Began: 9:14 PM
Tornado Lifted: 9:20 PM

A tornado occurred 3 miles northwest of Dwight in northern Livingston county around 9:14 PM CDT. The tornado began near the intersection of Rd 3300N and 2300E where it caused minor damage to a home and surrounding trees.  The tornado continued to the southeast where it derailed a train off its track near Rd 2400E. At this point, the tornado moved east causing minor damage to some area trees before crossing Interstate 55 where it then lifted. The tornado was rated EF-0 with winds estimated at around 80 mph and a path width of 20 yards.

Picture of Dwight, IL tornadoes on Rt. 17 looking east, 1 mile west of Dwight. Taken by Peter Nichols. June 5, 2010
Huge wall cloud, 2 tornadoes, and funnel cloud to right.

Picture of Dwight, IL tornadoes on June 5, 2010.  Taken by Peter Nichols.

Map of the two tornado tracks in Dwight, IL on June 5, 2010

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