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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
130 PM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/23/17 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...
An EF0 tornado has been confirmed as a result of information from
the National Weather Service, White County Emergency Management,
spotters and residents of Idaville and Burnettsville. The tornado
started in an area north of Idaville and continued to an area
north of Burnettsville all in White County.

.White County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.8 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             07/23/2017
Start time:             3:33 PM
Start location:         3 SSW Bell Center
Start Lat/Lon:          40.8223/-86.6555

End date:               07/23/2017
End time:               3:41 PM
End location:           4 NNW Burnettsville
End_lat/lon:            40.8077/-86.6285

SURVEY_SUMMARY: The tornado touched down in a grove of trees
northwest of the intersection of CR 1150 E and 475 N. The tornado
proceeded rapidly southeast impacting the edge of residence near
the same intersection. Shingle damage was noted on all sides of
the house with several tree limbs down. A garage suffered damage
as the winds moved through a north facing door. The tornado
crossed 1150 E and uprooted or snapped several trees with the
winds picking up a porch and most of a roof on a 1 story home. The
porch was thrown to the other side of the house and the roof
lifted roughly 3 feet up and then set back down. Wall and roof
damage has made house unsafe to be in. Damage was noted in corn
field behind property with some tree and barn roof damage on 1250
E where the tornado appears to have lifted.

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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