Preliminary Storm Survey Results from the Wright and Franklin County Tornadoes June 12, 2013

 

...PRELIMINARY DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR WRIGHT AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

...UPDATED TO INCLUDE 2 ADDITIONAL TORNADOES IN FRANKLIN COUNTY...

...FIVE TORNADOES OCCURRED IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS OF JUNE 12 2013 IN WRIGHT AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES...

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
ON JUNE 12 2013. THOUGH THE NUMBER OF TORNADOES WILL NOT CHANGE THERE
MAY BE SOME MINOR ADJUSTMENTS TO THE DETAILS PRIOR TO FINALIZING THE
DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS.

TORNADO ONE

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 417 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE: EF3 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 1.5 MILE NORTH NORTHWEST OF BELMOND TO 1 MILE
NORTHWEST OF ALEXANDER.

* PEAK WIND: 155 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH: 200 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH: 8 MILES

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: TWO HOMES SUSTAINED EF3 DAMAGE...AND A
RESTAURANT SUSTAINED EF2 DAMAGE.


TORNADO TWO

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 425 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE: EF0 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 1.5 MILE NORTHWEST OF BELMOND TO 0.5 MILE
NORTHWEST OF BELMOND

* PEAK WIND: ABOUT 60 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH: 75 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH: 1 MILE

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: NO SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE.


TORNADO THREE

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 449 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE: EF2 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 1.0 MILE NORTHEAST OF ALEXANDER TO 1.0 MILE
NORTHWEST OF LATIMER.

* PEAK WIND: ABOUT 112 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH: 300 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH: 4.25 MILES

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: THE TORNADO PRODUCED EF2 DAMAGE TO SOME FARM
BUILDINGS IN ITS PATH.

TORNADO FOUR

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 449 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE: EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 2 MILES NORTHEAST OF LATIMER TO 4 MILES
WEST NORTHWEST OF HAMPTON.

* PEAK WIND: ABOUT 90 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH: 50 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH: 3.7 MILES

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: THE TORNADO PRODUCED EF1 DAMAGE TO SOME TREES AND FARM
BUILDINGS IN ITS PATH.


TORNADO FIVE

* ESTIMATED START TIME: 447 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE: EF0 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION: 3 MILES NORTHWEST OF HAMPTON TO 2 MILES
NORTHWEST OF HAMPTON.

* PEAK WIND: ABOUT 75 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH: 50 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH: 2 MILES

* INJURIES: NONE

* FATALITIES: NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE: THE TORNADO PRODUCED MINOR DAMAGE TO SOME TREES AND
A BARN.


FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA TORNADO SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.


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