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Issued by NWS Indianapolis, IN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
910 AM EDT WED JUN 25 2014


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/24/14 PLAINFIELD-INDIANAPOLIS TORNADO EVENT...

AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AROUND 232 PM EDT IN PLAINFIELD
DAMAGING NEARLY TWO DOZEN HOMES THEN MOVED INTO INDIANAPOLIS
AND DAMAGED AN ESTIMATED 75 HOMES BEFORE LIFTING AT 240 PM EDT.

.PLAINFIELD-INDIANAPOLIS TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH:            2.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH:             75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 24 2014
START TIME:             232 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         3 NE PLAINFIELD/HENDRICKS COUNTY/IN
START LAT/LON:          39.7257 / -86.3460

END DATE:               JUN 24 2014
END TIME:               240 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           8.5 W INDIANAPOLIS/MARION COUNTY/IN
END LAT/LON:            39.7469 / -86.3146

SEVERAL HOMES HAD UPLIFTED ROOF DECKS IN EXCESS OF 20 PERCENT.
THE MAJORITY OF HOMES DAMAGED HAD SOME SHINGLE LOSS...VINYL
SIDING REMOVAL OR PUNCTURES AND SOME HAD BROKEN WINDOWS. AN
AUTO AUCTION FACILITY SERVICE GARAGE HAD GARAGE DOORS BLOWN IN
ON THE SOUTH...EAST AND NORTH SIDES. AN ESTIMATED 200 VEHICLES
IN THE LOT HAD BROKEN WINDOWS AND DAMAGE PANELS FROM FLYING
DEBRIS.

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

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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