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Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
305 PM CDT MON JUL 14 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/12/14 TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO 1...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.33 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUL 12 2014
START TIME:             920 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 MILES N ALEDO / MERCER COUNTY / IL
START LAT/LON:          41.2591 / -90.7367

END DATE:               JUL 12 2014
END TIME:               921 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 MILES N ALEDO / MERCER COUNTY / IL
END LAT/LON:            41.2604 / -90.7305

SURVEY SUMMARY: DAMAGE PRIMARILY TO CORN CROPS.

.TORNADO 2...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUL 12 2014
START TIME:             930 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 MILES WNW MATHERVILLE / MERCER COUNTY / IL
START LAT/LON:          41.2674 / -90.6664

END DATE:               JUL 12 2014
END TIME:               940 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1 MILE NE MATHERVILLE / MERCER COUNTY / IL
END LAT/LON:            41.2731 / -90.5956

SURVEY SUMMARY: DAMAGE ALONG RIDGE ROAD MAINLY TO TREES...CROPS...AND POWER
POLES.

.TORNADO 3...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.75 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUL 12 2014
START TIME:             946 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4.25 MILES SE MATHERVILLE / MERCER COUNTY / IL
START LAT/LON:          41.2387 / -90.5289

END DATE:               JUL 12 2014
END TIME:               955 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4.4 MILES NW NEW WINDSOR / MERCER COUNTY / IL
END LAT/LON:            41.2588 / -90.4826

SURVEY SUMMARY: DAMAGE PRIMARILY TO TREES AND CROPS.

.TORNADO 4...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUL 12 2014
START TIME:             10 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.5 MILES NW ALPHA / HENRY COUNTY / IL
START LAT/LON:          41.2141 / -90.4256

END DATE:               JUL 12 2014
END TIME:               1001 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.8 MILES NW ALPHA / HENRY COUNTY / IL
END LAT/LON:            41.2185 / -90.4143

SURVEY SUMMARY: DAMAGE TO CROPS AND LARGE TREES.

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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DMD/RW/DLC




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