Ottawa, IL Tornado - June 5, 2010
Updated 6/8/2010

Maximum Tornado Intensity: EF-0
Estimated Maximum Winds:  70 mph
Estimated Maximum Path Width: 50 yards
Tornado Path Length: 0.25 miles
Tornado Began: 8:32 PM
Tornado Lifted: 8:33 PM

A tornado briefly occurred just west of Ottawa and just north of Starved Rock State Park. A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service found some minor damage in the area with a couple large trees downed along with several other branches of varying sizes downed. Based on the damage observed the tornado was rated EF-0 and was only on the ground for approximately a quarter mile with a narrow damage path around 50 yards.

 

 Map of the tornado track in Ottawa, IL on June 5, 2010

 Map of Ottawa, IL Tornado Track on June 5, 2010


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