Post Storm Damage Survey Conducted for Delaware County

…Post Storm Damage Survey Conducted for Delaware County...

A National Weather Service Post Storm Damage Assessment Team, dispatched from the NWS Quad Cities Forecast Office in Davenport, confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down over portions of Delaware County on the evening of Saturday, March 31st.

Tornado Details:

  • Injuries:  No people were injured.  However, at least 20 cows were killed when a dairy barn collapsed onto them
  • Rating:  EF-1 with maximum estimated wind speeds of 108 mph
  • Estimated time:  5:30 to 5:45 p.m.
  • Length:  Intermittent damage path 10 miles long
  • Width:  200 yards at the widest point
  • Location:  Tornado started 5.4 miles north of Delaware in Delaware County and moved north northeast.  The tornado crossed the county line 6 miles east of Edgewood and ended 4 miles south of Garber in Clayton County
  • Damage:  A machine shed and dairy barn were completely destroyed.  Several outbuildings received minor damage and large trees were blown down.
EF SCALE
  • EF0 65-85 mph
  • EF1 86-110 mph
  • EF2 111-135 mph
  • EF3 136-165 mph
  • EF4 166-200 mph
  • EF5 201+ mph

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