Two EF0 Tornadoes Confirmed in Montgomery County

A FAST-MOVING STORM PRODUCED TWO WEAK TORNADOES IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
IOWA AS IT SPED TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST...BEFORE MOVING INTO CASS
COUNTY.

TORNADO 1:
LOCATION...ABOUT 4 MILES WEST OF VILLISCA
ESTIMATED TIME...
EF SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED WINDS...80 MPH
PATH LENGTH...3 MILES
PATH WIDTH...25 YARDS

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST SOUTHWEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF 270TH
ST AND Q AVE WEST-SOUTHWEST OF VILLISCA. NEAR THAT POINT...THE ROOF
WAS TORN OFF OF AN OUTBUILDING...AND AN EMPTY GRAIN BIN WAS BLOWN
ACROSS THE ROAD. NEAR THE END POINT OF THE TORNADO AROUND THE
INTERSECTION OF 265TH ST AND Q AVE...A BARN HAD SOME ROOF STRUCTURE
DAMAGE.


TORNADO 2:
LOCATION...ABOUT 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF SCIOLA IOWA...OR ABOUT 3 MILES
NORTH-NORTHEAST OF VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.
ESTIMATED TIME...
EF SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED WINDS...75 MPH
PATH LENGTH...ABOUT 1.25 MILES
PATH WIDTH...25 MILE

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF SCIOLA IOWA...OR
ABOUT 3 MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF VIKING LAKE STATE PARK. AN
OUTBUILDING WITH AN OPENING FACING INTO THE WIND WAS DESTROYED...AND
THERE WAS MINOR TREE DAMAGE ALONG THE PATH.


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN DES MOINES FOR CONDUCTING THIS
STORM DAMAGE SURVEY.


ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE
EF0...65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...201+ MPH


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