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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
905 AM EDT FRI MAR 17 2017

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1203 AM     TORNADO          IRELAND                 38.42N 87.00W
03/01/2017                   DUBOIS             IN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            LSR CORRECTED WITH UPDATED STORM SURVEY
            INFORMATION. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
            CONJUNCTION WITH DUBOIS COUNTY EMERGENCY
            MANAGEMENT, CONDUCTED A DAMAGE SURVEY JUST
            HOURS AFTER AN OVERNIGHT TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE COUNTY.
            THE EF-2 TORNADO - WITH MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS
            OF 130 MPH - TOUCHED DOWN 4.1 MILES WSW OF
            IRELAND, INDIANA. IT FIRST DESTROYED A LARGE
            POLE BARN, THEN MOVED ON TO DAMAGE SEVERAL
            HOMES NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COUNTY ROADS
            150 NORTH AND 875 WEST. AFTER DAMAGING
            SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS, IT TRAVELED A MILE
            NORTHEAST WHERE IT HEAVILY DAMAGED TWO BRICK
            RANCH HOMES ON COUNTY ROADS 200 NORTH AND
            750 WEST, TAKING OFF THEIR ROOFS AND
            COLLAPSING AN OUTER WALL ON ONE. THE TORNADO
            CONTINUED SKIPPING EAST-NORTHEAST OVER
            PRIMARILY OPEN FARMLAND, BUT GAVE A GLANCING
            BLOW TO THE NORTH SIDE OF IRELAND, WHERE IT
            DAMAGED THE ROOFS OF SEVERAL HOMES AND
            DESTROYED A BLOCK GARAGE. AFTER SKIPPING
            OVER AN ADDITIONAL MILE OF FARMLAND, THE
            TWISTER DESTROYED A SILO AND DAMAGED AN
            OUTBUILDING ON COUNTY ROAD 300 NORTH THEN
            SNAPPING SEVERAL PINE TREES ALONG A LANE
            BEFORE LIFTING. THE MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS
            150 YARDS AND IT WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 5 TO
            6 MINUTES.


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