Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
132 PM CDT Tue Oct 14 2014

...PRELIMINARY NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/13/2014 TORNADO EVENT...

...TWO CONFIRMED TORNADOES THUS FAR...SURVEYS ARE ONGOING...

.TORNADO NORTHWEST OF FREEBURG IL...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105-110 MPH
PATH LENGTH:            1.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH:             100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             124 PM CDT/1824 UTC
START LOCATION:         3 MILES NW OF FREEBURG/ST. CLAIR CO IL
START LAT/LON:          38.4703/-89.9263

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               127 PM CDT/1827 UTC
END LOCATION:           4 MILES SE OF BELLEVILLE/ST. CLAIR CO IL
END LAT/LON:            38.4895/-89.9195

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AROUND ONE QUARTER MILE SOUTHWEST OF THE SR-13/15
AND JEFFERSON ROAD INTERSECTION. IT MOVED NORTH NORTHEAST AND CROSSED
SR-13/15...MOVED THROUGH THE MAPLE HILLS SUBDIVISON AND INTO THE ORCHARDS
GOLF CLUB. THE TORNADO DISSIPATED ON THE NORTHERN END OF THE GOLF CLUB.

.TORNADO WEST OF NEW BADEN IL...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90-95 MPH
PATH LENGTH:            0.25 MILES
PATH WIDTH:             50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             143 PM/1843 UTC
START LOCATION:         1.25 MILES WEST OF NEW BADEN/ST. CLAIR CO IL
START LAT/LON:          38.5363/-89.7248

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               143 PM/1843 UTC
END LOCATION:           1.25 MILES WEST OF NEW BADEN/ST. CLAIR CO IL
END LAT/LON:            38.5398/-89.7238

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ONE TENTH OF A MILE NORTHWEST OF THE IL-161
AND RUTH SCHOOL HOUSE ROAD INTERSECTION THEN MOVED ALMOST DUE NORTH
WHERE IT STRUCK A FARM AND THEN DISSIPATED.

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.

$$

Glass/Browning







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