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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
532 PM CDT Tue Aug 13 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/12/19 TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO 1. EDINBURG-NORTHEAST OF TAYLORVILLE TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100-110 mph
Path length /Statute/:  6.3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   200 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Aug 12 2019
Start time:             9:08 pm CDT
Start location:         2.7 miles ESE of Edinburg / Christian County / IL
Start Lat/Lon:          39.6475 / -89.3382

End date:               Aug 12 2019
End time:               9:21 pm CDT
End location:           4.1 miles NE of Taylorville / Christian County / IL
End_lat/lon:            39.5978 / -89.2401



.TORNADO 2. Assumption IL Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.9 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Aug 12 2019
Start time:             9:40 pm CDT
Start location:         1.2 miles N of Assumuption / Christian County / IL
Start Lat/Lon:          39.5356 / -89.0517

End date:               Aug 12 2019
End time:               9:44 pm CDT
End location:           6.5 miles S of Moweaqua / Shelby County / IL
End_lat/lon:            39.5304 / -89.0166


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.

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Miller/Geelhart


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