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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
343 PM CST Wed Mar 1 2017 /443 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017/

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 02/28/17 TORNADO EVENT...


.Oregon, IL Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    90-95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Feb 28 2017
Start time:             5:07 PM CST
Start Lat/Lon:          41.9478 / -89.3098

End date:               Feb 28 2017
End time:               5:09 PM CST
End_lat/lon:            41.9498 / -89.2821

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Straight line wind damage occurred 1 to 1.5 miles
beyond the tornado damage. Damaging winds were estimated to be up
to 80 MPH.

.Ottawa, IL Tornado #2...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    110 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Feb 28 2017
Start time:             5:00 PM CST
Start location:         3 miles northeast of Marseilles
Start Lat/Lon:          41.3687 / -88.6809

End date:               Feb 28 2017
End time:               5:02 PM CST
End location:           4 miles northeast of Marseilles
End_lat/lon:            41.3696 / -88.6528


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.

$$

JEE



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