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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1128 PM CDT WED JUL 02 2014

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1025 PM     TORNADO          4 ENE MANTENO           41.27N 87.77W
06/30/2014                   KANKAKEE           IL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            FIRST EF-1 TORNADO NORTHWEST OF GRANT PARK TRACKED
            APPROXIMATELY 4.5 MILES TO THE EAST-NORTHEAST AND HAD
            MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS OF 100-110 MPH. MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH OF
            200 YARDS. CAUSED WIDESPREAD SNAPPING OF HARDWOOD AND
            SOFTWOOD TREES...AND HEAVILY DAMAGED/DESTROYED BARNS.

1025 PM     TORNADO          5 SE PEOTONE            41.28N 87.72W
06/30/2014                   KANKAKEE           IL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            SECOND EF-1 TORNADO NORTHWEST OF GRANT PARK ALSO HAD A
            MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH OF ABOUT 200 YARDS. WIDESPREAD
            SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE...INCLUDING NUMEROUS HARDWOODS
            AND SOFTWOODS SNAPPED AT THE TRUNK. A FAIRLY WELL BUILT
            SHED WAS RIPPED FROM CEMENT PILINGS...TOSSED AND
            DESTROYED AND THE PILINGS WERE ALSO TOSSED UP TO 40 FEET.
            MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS WERE 100-110 MPH.

1032 PM     TORNADO          4 ENE GRANT PARK        41.27N 87.57W
06/30/2014                   KANKAKEE           IL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF-1 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH UP TO 200 YARDS
            NORTHEAST OF GRANT PARK. PATH ENDED ABOUT 5 MILES WEST
            SOUTHWEST OF LOWELL IN LAKE COUNTY INDIANA. MOST
            SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE INCLUDED STAINED GLASS WINDOWS BLOWN
            OUT OF A CHURCH BY LARGE LIMBS...TREE BRANCH IMPALED INTO
            CHURCH AND A HOME...SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO A HOME UNDER
            CONSTRUCTION BUT SEALED...HARDWOODS AND SOFTWOODS SNAPPED
            AT THE TRUNK AND A BARN DESTROYED. MAXIMUM WINDS OF
            105-110 MPH.

1046 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 SE LOWELL             41.26N 87.35W
06/30/2014  E110 MPH         LAKE               IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EVIDENCE OF SIGNIFICANT STRAIGHT LINE WINDS UP TO 110 MPH
            JUST SOUTH OF TORNADO PATH INCLUDED 6 TO 7 SNAPPED POWER
            POLES...AN APPROXIMATE 1 MILE WIDE SWATH OF CORN CROP
            COMPLETELY FLATTENED AND TREES SNAPPED AT THE TRUNK.

1046 PM     TORNADO          4 ESE LOWELL            41.27N 87.35W
06/30/2014                   LAKE               IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF-1 TORNADO SOUTHEAST OF LOWELL HAD AN APPROXIMATE
            LENGTH OF 2.4 MILES AND A WIDTH OF UP TO 500 YARDS. MOST
            SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE INCLUDED TWO SNAPPED WOODEN POWER
            POLES...SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED GRAIN BINS AND A DESTROYED
            WOODEN BARN. ALSO MULTIPLE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES.

1049 PM     TORNADO          3 W DE MOTTE            41.19N 87.26W
06/30/2014                   JASPER             IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF-1 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM WINDS UP TO 100-105 MPH TOUCHED
            DOWN WEST OF DE MOTTE AND LIFTED ABOUT 5 MILES NORTHEAST
            OF DE MOTTE. CONSISTENT 100-200 YARD SWATH OF SIGNIFICANT
            TREE DAMAGE THROUGH PATH...AS WELL AS TWO DESTROYED BARNS
            AND SOME STRUCTURAL/ROOF DAMAGE TO A DOUBLE WIDE
            MANUFACTURED HOME.

1052 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 SW HEBRON             41.28N 87.26W
06/30/2014  E100 MPH         LAKE               IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED SUPPORT
            STRAIGHT LINE WIND SPEEDS OF UP TO 85-100 MPH.


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