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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1214 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 7/21/2017 TORNADO EVENT...

.Fulton, IL Tornado...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 150 yards
YARDS FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES:0

START DATE:             Jul 21 2017
START TIME:             7:19 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 N Fulton, Whiteside CO, IL
START LAT/LON:          41.8722N/-90.1666W

END DATE:               Jul 21 2017
END TIME:               7:26 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 NE Fulton, Whiteside CO, IL
END LAT/LON:            41.8965N/-90.1021W

SURVEY SUMMARY:
EF1 tornado touched down on the eastern shore of the Mississippi River
and hit the city of Fulton, IL.  The tornado tracked ENE causing damage
mainly to trees along its 3.7 mile long path.  Numerous trees were
snapped or uprooted along the path.  Damage to two garages were noted
where one lost a garage door and the other had a wall blown out.  One
farm outbuilding lost metal roofing as well.  Crop damage was also
noted in the 150 yard wide tornado.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES BASED ON THE DAMAGE THEY CAUSE.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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