June 15th 2009 Assumption, Nebraska Tornado Survey Results

  
   PERSONNEL FROM THE HASTINGS, NEBRASKA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE 
CONDUCTED A STORM DAMAGE SURVEY ON JUNE 16, 2009 FOR A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM
THAT OCCURRED DURING THE EVENING OF JUNE 15TH. IT WAS DETERMINED
THAT AN EF-0 (ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE) TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN CENTRAL
ADAMS COUNTY, APPROXIMATELY THREE MILES NORTH OF ROSELAND, NEBRASKA
NEAR THE VILLAGE OF ASSUMPTION. AN EF-0 MEANS THAT THE STRONGEST
WINDS WERE BETWEEN 65 AND 85 MILES PER HOUR.

THE APPROXIMATE TIME OF THE TORNADO WAS 8:18 PM CDT. THE TORNADO WAS
ON THE GROUND FOR ABOUT FIVE MINUTES AND TRAVELED A HALF MILE. THE
MAXIMUM DAMAGE WIDTH WAS 250 YARDS.

DAMAGE WAS CONFINED TO A COUPLE OF OVERTURNED CENTER PIVOTS ALONG
WITH SOME CROP DAMAGE. THERE WAS ALSO DAMAGE NOTED AT ONE FARMSTEAD
ON THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF ASSUMPTION. SOME MINOR TREE DAMAGE, A
BROKEN WINDOW IN A HOUSE, AND MINOR DAMAGE TO A COUPLE OF
OUTBUILDINGS OCCURRED AT THAT LOCATION.
 
   THE GRAPHICS BELOW SHOW THE LOCATION AND TRACK OF THE TORNADO.
 

         

 

 

         



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