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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
323 PM CDT TUE JUN 23 2015

...SURVEY UPDATE: LEE COUNTY...

THE SURVEY TEAM IN LEE COUNTY CONFIRMED AN ADDITIONAL EF-1 TORNADO
NEAR HARMON ILLINOIS.

THE TORNADO FROM WOODHAVEN LAKES TO SOUTH OF SUBLETTE HAS BEEN
CONFIRMED AS A HIGH-END EF-2 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM ESTIMATED WIND
SPEEDS UP TO 130 MPH AND A PATH WIDTH OF APPROXIMATELY ONE HALF
MILE. PATH LENGTH IS TO BE DETERMINED.

THIS NOW BRINGS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CONFIRMED TORNADOES FROM THIS
EVENT TO 4. SURVEY TEAMS WILL CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE ADDITIONAL
POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE IN LASALLE...GRUNDY AND KANKAKEE COUNTIES
OVER THE NEXT 2 TO 3 DAYS.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE RELEASED WHEN AVAILABLE.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

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

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