Fremont and Monona County Tornadoes (Updated 1030 pm Wednesday)

Tornadoes Confirmed in Dodge and Monona Counties.

See the public information statements below.

 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
939 PM CDT TUE JUN 21 2011

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN FREMONT NEBRASKA...

THE FOLLOWING IS A FINAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
NEAR FREMONT NEBRASKA ON JUNE 20 2011.

* EVENT DATE... JUNE 20 2011

* EVENT TIME...800 THROUGH 808 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE... EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION...FREMONT NE

* PEAK ESTIMATED WIND...95 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH...700 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH...6.1 MILES

* INJURIES...NONE

* FATALITIES...NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE...THE TORNADO STARTED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
OLD HIGHWAY 275 AND MORNINGSIDE ROAD ON THE SOUTHEAST SIDE OF
FREMONT. THE TORNADO PROGRESSED NORTH...GENERERALLY TO THE EAST
OF LINCOLN STREET. THE TORNADO UPROOTED OR SNAPPED NUMEROUS
TREES...DAMAGED HOMES...SEVERELY DAMAGED A GARAGE...AND
DESTROYED SHEDS. SOME HOMES AND VEHICLES SUSTAINED DAMAGE FROM
FALLING TREES OR LARGE TREE LIMBS. THE TORNADO CONTINUED
NORTHWARD CROSSING 23RD STREET AND CAUSING DAMAGE TO TREES AND
BREAKING WOODEN POWER POLES. THE STORM ENDED EAST OF LUTHER AND
ROSEDALE ROADS WHERE THERE WAS DAMAGE TO A CENTER PIVOT
IRRIGATION SYSTEM.

&&

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA TORNADO SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

BRIAN E SMITH
WARNING CORDINATION METEOROLOGIST

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
452 PM CDT WED JUN 22 2011

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN MONONA COUNTY...

THE FOLLOWING IS A FINAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED
OVER MONONA COUNT ON JUNE 20 2011.

* EVENT DATE... JUNE 20 2011

* EVENT TIME...845 TO 853 PM CDT

* EVENT TYPE... EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT LOCATION...8 SE OF TURIN TO 4 E SE OF TURIN

* PEAK WIND...90 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH...300 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH...7.1 MILES

* INJURIES...NONE

* FATALITIES...NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE...

THE TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN...PRODUCING SPORADIC TREE
DAMAGE...NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COUNTY ROAD E60 TO AND L14. THE
TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST HITTING A FARMSTEAD ON COUNTY ROAD L14
UPROOTING TREES...DOWNING POWER LINES AND DESTROYING A GRAIN BIN.
THE TORNADO THEN MOVED NORTHEAST THROUGH THE LOESS HILLS PRODUCING
VARYING DEGREES OF TREE DAMAGE. THE TORNADO CROSS COUNTY ROAD E54
AND 277TH STREET PRODUCING FURTHER TREE DAMAGE AND DESTROYED SOME
OUT BUILDINGS. THE TORNADO CONTINUED TO MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS
258TH STREET HITTING A FARMSTEAD...WHERE PART OF THE ROOF WAS
REMOVED FROM THE HOUSE. THERE WERE ALSO SOME OUT BUILDINGS
DESTROYED AND TREE DAMAGE. THE TORNADO THEN CROSS COUNTY ROAD L16
KNOCKING DOWN POWER LINES. NO TORNADO DAMAGE WAS NOTED MORE THAN A
HALF MILE NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD L16.

&&

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA TORNADO SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

BOUSTEAD

 

 



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