June 24th Tornado Survey Results

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
0439 PM CDT TUE JUN 25 2013
...STORM SURVEY RESULTS FOR JUNE 24TH TORNADOES...
TORNADO ONE
* LOCATION...2.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MUSCATINE IA TO 4.5 MILES NNE OF
MUSCATINE IA.
* TIMING...304-310 PM
* INJURIES/FATALITIES...0 INJURIES 1 FATALITY.
* EF-SCALE RATING...EF1.
* MAX WIND...110 MPH
* MAX WIDTH...100 YARDS
* PATH LENGTH...APPROXIMATELY 6.5 MILES.
* DAMAGE INFORMATION...NARROW DAMAGE TRACK WITH TREES SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED. MOST INTENSE DAMAGE IN BUSINESS DISTRICT ALONG HIGHWAY
61 WHERE A CHURCH...CAR DEALERSHIP...HOTEL...AND SEVERAL OTHER
BUSINESSES SUSTAINED DAMAGE. DAMAGE CONTINUED DOWN NEW ERA ROAD
WHERE SEVERAL FARMSTEADS WERE DAMAGED.
TORNADO TWO
* LOCATION...1 MILE NORTHEAST OF ATKINSON IL TO 5 MILES ENE OF
ATKINSON IL.
* TIMING...400 TO 405 PM.
* INJURIES/FATALITIES...NONE
* EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
* MAX WIND...90 MPH.
* MAX WIDTH...50 YARDS
* PATH LENGTH...APPROXIMATELY 4 MILES
* DAMAGE INFORMATION...TREE TRUNKS SNAPPED...GRAIN BIN
DESTROYED...AND LARGE TREE LIMBS DOWN. ONE RESIDENCE WITH ROOF
DAMAGE.
 
STORM SURVEY STILL UNDERWAY AT VAN ORIN IL FOR POSSIBLE TORNADO.
ENHANCED FUJITA /EF/ SCALE INFORMATION...

PLEASE NOTE THE NUMBERS BELOW ARE APPROXIMATE WIND SPEEDS FOR 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


 

 

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