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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1232 PM CDT Fri May 7 2021


...NWS Damage Survey for May 6th, 2021 Tornado Event...


.Assumption (2SSW) Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.2 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 06 2021
Start Time:             0155 PM CDT
Start Location:         2 SSW Assumption
Start Lat/Lon:          39.4883 / -89.0665

End Date:               May 06 2021
End Time:               0156 PM CDT
End Location:           2 SSW Assumption
End Lat/Lon:            39.4864 / -89.0644

Survey Summary: Mainly tree damage on the north edge of the
property. Siding was partially ripped of one building. A hole
was punched into a roof from a falling tree limb. Tornado began in
the field to the northwest of the property and ended near the
property line.


.Altamont (2S) Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-U
Estimated Peak Wind:    Unknown
Path Length /statute/:  Estimated <0.1 miles.
Path Width /maximum/:   Estimated 20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 06 2021
Start Time:             310 PM CDT
Start Location:         2 S Altamont
Start Lat/Lon:          39.03 / -88.75

End Date:               May 06 2021
End Time:               311 PM CDT
End Location:           2 S Altamont
End Lat/Lon:            Unknown

Survey Summary: Fire department reported a brief touchdown. No
known damage.


.Edgewood (1NNE) Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-U
Estimated Peak Wind:    Unknown
Path Length /statute/:  Estimated <0.1 miles.
Path Width /maximum/:   Estimated 20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 06 2021
Start Time:             0330 PM CDT
Start Location:         1 NNE Edgewood
Start Lat/Lon:          38.94 / -88.66

End Date:               May 06 2021
End Time:               0331 PM CDT
End Location:           1 NNE Edgewood
End Lat/Lon:            Unknown

Survey Summary: Local law enforcement reported a brief touchdown
near mile marker 145 on I-57. No damage was reported.


.Noble (2S) Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-U
Estimated Peak Wind:    Unknown
Path Length /statute/:  Estimated <0.1 miles.
Path Width /maximum/:   Estimated 20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 06 2021
Start Time:             0501 PM CDT
Start Location:         2 S Noble
Start Lat/Lon:          38.66 / -88.22

End Date:               May 06 2021
End Time:               0502 PM CDT
End Location:           2 S Noble
End Lat/Lon:            Unknown

Survey Summary: Local law enforcement reported a brief touchdown
near County Road 400E about 2 miles south of Noble. No damage
was reported.


&&

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 events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

$$

NWS Central Illinois


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