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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
1117 PM CDT Fri Jun 30 2017


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/28/2017 TORNADO EVENT...


.TORNADO 1 - Central City/Prairieburg...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    120| MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  11.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               1

START DATE:             JUN 28 2017
START TIME:             6:38 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         0.7 MILES SOUTH OF CENTRAL CITY / LINN COUNTY/IA
START LAT/LON:          42.1919 / -91.5271

END DATE:               JUN 28 2017
END TIME:               7:01 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           8.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONTICELLO / JONES COUNTY/IA
END LAT/LON:            42.2873 / -91.3407

SURVEY SUMMARY: Tornado touched down south of Central City in the
county fairgrounds outfield area, and tracked about 12 miles northeast
through Prairieburg before lifting in rural Jones County. The most
intense damage occurred near and in Prairieburg. At a farmstead just
southwest of town, a woman was injured when her garage collapsed on her.
In Prairieburg, the grain elevator sustained severe damage, one mobile
home was lofted and destroyed, and another mobile home severely damaged.
On the east edge of town, a horse barn was destroyed. One horse was
killed and 2 others sustained injuries. Northeast of town, a hog building
was destroyed, killing several young hogs.


.TORNADO 2 - North of Monticello...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 28 2017
START TIME:             7:14 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3.8 MILES NORTH OF MONTICELLO / JONES COUNTY/IA
START LAT/LON:          42.2906 / -91.1883

END DATE:               JUN 28 2017
END TIME:               7:18 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           5.1 MILES NORTHEAST OF MONTICELLO / DELAWARE COUNTY/IA
END LAT/LON:            42.3008 / -91.1414

SURVEY SUMMARY: A narrow Ef2 tornado with winds estimated at 120 mph
touched down in a field about miles north of Monticello and tracked east
northeast from Jones County into Delaware County. The tornado struck
neighboring farmsteads at the junction of 148th Ave. and Jones-Delaware Co
Road. Two grain bins and seven outbuildings were destroyed. Two garages had
the doors blown in and five wooden power poles were snapped, including three
larger transmission lines. The most unusual damage was an 18 foot missile
that was formed from 4 sections of a grain bin roof that were folded into a
narrow cone shape and propelled into the garage attic over 100 yards away.


.TORNADO 3 - Oxford Junction

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   15 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 28 2017
START TIME:             7:56 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF OXFORD JUNCTION / JONES COUNTY/IA
START LAT/LON:          41.9657 / -90.9954

END DATE:               JUN 28 2017
END TIME:               8:00 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           0.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF OXFORD JUNCTION / JONES COUNTY/IA
END LAT/LON:            41.9772 / -90.9596

SURVEY SUMMARY: Tornado began in a field and traveled mostly through farm
land and wooded river valley.  Just south of Oxford Junction, two unanchored
mobile homes were destroyed, a machine shed was damaged, and a camper was
blown over.


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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.


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Philip



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