May 1 Tornado (Updated)

Three tornadoes have been confirmed from the May 1st storms.

Tornado 1:

  • Location: Clay County, near Cory or about 14 miles south of Brazil
  • Rating: EF-0
  • Time: 2:33 PM EDT.
  • Width: 50 yards
  • Path Length: 0.1 mile

The tornado touched down briefly in a field.

Tornado 2:

  • Location: Fountain County, near Yeddo or about 8 miles southeast of Veedersburg
  • Rating: EF-0
  • Time: 6:57 PM EDT.
  • Width: 50 yards
  • Path Length: 0.1 mile

The tornado touched down briefly in a field.

Tornado 3:

  • Location:Montgomery County, near New Ross (along County Road 500S between CR625E and CR700E).
  • Rating: EF-1, winds of 100 mph to 110 mph
  • Time:7:36-7:37 PM EDT.
  • Width: 150 yards
  • Path Length: about 0.5 mile

This tornado was rated based on eyewitness Skywarn storm spotters' reports, pictures and videos of the tornado and damage, and from Indianapolis TV stations' damage pictures. The damage rating was based on a destroyed barn, and damaged nearby homes, trees and power poles.

Investigation shows that the report of a tornado near Columbus was not valid.  

   



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