Tornado Damage Surveys for Eastern Iowa Tornadoes of 5/25/08...Two Additional Confirmed Tornadoes

LAST UPDATED: 130 PM CDT THU MAY 29 2008
...UPDATED TORNADO SURVEY INFORMATION FOR BUCHANAN...DELAWARE...
DUBUQUE...JOHNSON...AND IOWA COUNTIES...
UPDATED TO INCLUDE TWO ADDITIONAL TORNADOES...ONE IN BUCHANAN 
COUNTY NEAR LAMONT...AND THE SECOND ONE IN JOHNSON COUNTY NEAR
NORTH LIBERTY.
A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POST STORM DAMAGE ASSESSMENT SURVEY 
TEAM CONFIRMED FIVE TORNADOES OCCURRED SUNDAY EVENING IN PORTIONS
OF EASTERN IOWA. DETAILS ARE LISTED BELOW.
TORNADO NUMBER 1...
*  LOCATION...BUCHANAN AND DELAWARE COUNTIES...FROM NEAR FAIRBANK TO
   NEAR ONEIDA.
*  TIME OF OCCURRENCE...ESTIMATED 605 PM TO 710 PM CDT ON
   SUNDAY...5/25/2008.
*  INJURIES/FATALITIES...3 INJURIES.
*  EF-SCALE RATING...EF-3 INTENSITY.
*  ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...160 MPH.
*  PATH INFORMATION...PATH WIDTH WAS 0.7 MILES. PATH LENGTH WAS
   32.4 MILES. THE PATH EXTENDED FROM 2.9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
   FAIRBANK TO 2.25 MILES NORTHWEST OF ONEIDA.
   LATITUDE/LONGITUDE COORDINATES OF THE PATH STARTING POINT ARE
   42.603 DEGREES NORTH... 92.018 DEGREES WEST.
   LATITUDE/LONGITUDE COORDINATES OF THE PATH ENDING POINT ARE
   42.564 DEGREES NORTH... 91.392 DEGREES WEST.
*  DAMAGE INFORMATION...3 HOMES DESTROYED. NUMEROUS OUTBUILDINGS
   DESTROYED. TREES AND POWER POLES DOWN. MANY HOMES WITH ROOF DAMAGE.
   SOUTH EDGE OF HAZELTON SEVERAL NON ANCHORED MOBILE HOMES AT
   DEALERSHIP WERE DESTROYED.
TORNADO NUMBER 2...
*  LOCATION...BUCHANAN COUNTY...SOUTH OF LAMONT.
*  TIME OF OCCURRENCE...ESTIMATED 640 PM CDT ON SUNDAY...5/25/2008.
*  INJURIES/FATALITIES...NONE.
*  EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1 INTENSITY.
*  ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...90 MPH.
*  PATH INFORMATION...PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS. PATH LENGTH WAS
   2 MILES. THE PATH EXTENDED APPROXIMATELY FROM 4 MILES SOUTH OF LAMONT
   TO 5 SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF LAMONT.
*  DAMAGE INFORMATION...DAMAGE TO OUTBUILDINGS AND TREES.
TORNADO NUMBER 3...
*  LOCATION...DELAWARE AND DUBUQUE COUNTIES...SOUTH OF PETERSBURG TO
   NORTH OF DYERSVILLE.
*  TIME OF OCCURRENCE...ESTIMATED 730 PM TO 743 PM CDT ON
   SUNDAY...5/25/2008.
*  INJURIES/FATALITIES...NONE.
*  EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1 INTENSITY.
*  ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...90 MPH.
*  PATH INFORMATION...PATH WIDTH WAS 250 YARDS. PATH LENGTH WAS
   7.75 MILES. THE PATH EXTENDED FROM 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PETERSBURG
   TO 3 MILES NORTH OF DYERSVILLE.
   LATITUDE/LONGITUDE COORDINATES OF THE PATH STARTING POINT ARE
   42.536 DEGREES NORTH... 91.270 DEGREES WEST.
   LATITUDE/LONGITUDE COORDINATES OF THE PATH ENDING POINT ARE
   42.513 DEGREES NORTH... 91.112 DEGREES WEST.
*  DAMAGE INFORMATION...TREES AND NUMEROUS FARM OUTBUILDINGS DAMAGED.
   MORE THAN 1000 TREES DESTROYED AT NEW WINE PARK.
  
TORNADO NUMBER 4...
*  LOCATION...WESTERN IOWA COUNTY...SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.
*  TIME OF OCCURRENCE...1106 TO 1119 PM CDT ON SUNDAY...5/25/2008.
*  INJURIES/FATALITIES...NONE.
*  EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1 INTENSITY.
*  ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...90 MPH.
*  PATH INFORMATION...PATH WIDTH WAS 250 YARDS. PATH LENGTH WAS
   6 MILES. THE PATH EXTENDED FROM MILE MARKER 205 TO MILE MARKER
   211 SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.
*  DAMAGE INFORMATION...TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN. ONE
   OUTBUILDING WAS DAMAGED AND ANOTHER WAS DESTROYED. A GRAIN BIN
   SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 NEAR VICTOR WAS BLOWN OVER. A TREE FELL ON
   A MOBILE HOME AND SEVERAL MACHINE SHEDS WERE DAMAGED.
TORNADO NUMBER 5...
*  LOCATION...JOHNSON COUNTY...NORTH OF NORTH LIBERTY
*  TIME OF OCCURRENCE...1138 PM CDT ON SUNDAY...5/25/2008.
*  INJURIES/FATALITIES...NONE.
*  EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0 INTENSITY.
*  ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...85 MPH.
*  PATH INFORMATION...PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS. PATH LENGTH WAS
   0.1 MILES. LOCATION: 2.8 NNW NORTH LIBERTY. LATITUDE/LONGITUDE
   COORDINATES ARE 41.789 DEGREES NORTH... 91.610 DEGREES WEST TO
   41.790 DEGREES NORTH...91.608 DEGREES WEST.
*  DAMAGE INFORMATION...GUTTERS...SIDING...AND SHINGLES WERE TORN OFF
   A HOUSE AND THE GARAGE DOOR WAS BLOWN IN.  SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED
   AND A FEW WERE SNAPPED OFF.
ENHANCED FUJITA /EF/ SCALE INFORMATION...
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BELOW NUMBERS ARE APPROXIMATE WIND SPEEDS FOR
THE DAMAGE CATEGORIES.
EF0... 65 - 85 MPH
EF1... 86 - 110 MPH
EF2... 111 - 135 MPH
EF3... 136 - 165 MPH
EF4... 166 - 200 MPH
EF5... 201 MPH OR GREATER
FOR MORE INFORMATION...PLEASE 563-386-3976.


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