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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
412 PM CDT Mon Jul 3 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/28/2017 TORNADO EVENT...
...Fixed summary section of Vinton area tornado...

.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.

.TORNADO 4 - Vinton

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    74 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.10 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   15 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 28 2017
START TIME:             7:26 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.0 SOUTHEAST OF VINTON / BENTON COUNTY/IA
START LAT/LON:          42.1535 / -91.98836

END DATE:               JUN 28 2017
END TIME:               7:26 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.0 SOUTHEAST OF VINTON / BENTON COUNTY/IA
END LAT/LON:            42.1535 / -91.98836

SURVEY SUMMARY:  A brief touchdown of an EF0 tornado that was
seen on a citizen`s video was confirmed by a location of
isolated damage to two trees and a corner of a metal
outbuilding`s roof where a panel was blown off.


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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