EF-0 tornado near Zeeland the morning of the 22nd

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
231 PM EDT THU JUN 24 2010

...NWS SURVEY CONFIRMS EF-0 TORNADO...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEY OF DAMAGE NORTHEAST OF ZEELAND
DETERMINED THAT AN EF-0 TORNADO OCCURRED. THE TORNADO BEGAN EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING JUNE 22ND AND CAUSED INTERMITTENT DAMAGE BETWEEN
1256 AM AND 100 AM. THE TORNADO PATH WAS 2.5 MILES LONG AND 200
YARDS WIDE. WIND SPEEDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE BETWEEN 65 TO 84 MPH.
MOST OF THE DAMAGE WAS CONFINED TO TREES BEING SNAPPED 30 TO 40 FEET
ABOVE THE GROUND. TWO HOUSES HAD SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE DUE TO TREES
AND TREE LIMBS FALLING ON THEM. OTHER HOUSES AND OUTBUILDINGS
SUSTAINED MINOR SHINGLE DAMAGE. AN EYEWITNESS REPORTED A ROAR THAT
LASTED FOR ONLY 10 SECONDS AS THE TORNADO PASSED.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTIONS OF QUINCY STREET AND
80TH AVENUE (LAT 42.8420 LON -85.9818). IT THEN MOVED SOUTHEAST...
LIFTING JUST BEFORE REACHING RILEY STREET BETWEEN 72ND AND 68TH
AVENUES (LAT 42.8286 LON -85.9568). THE HARDEST HIT AREA WAS ON
72ND STREET BETWEEN QUINCY STREET AND CHICAGO DRIVE.

A picture of one of the houses with significant damage is below:




A radar image of reflectivity (left) and velocity (right) is shown below
right about the time the tornado began (location marked by an "X"):


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