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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
416 PM CDT Tue Aug 11 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 8/10/20 TORNADO EVENT...

.Lake Geneva Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  3.3 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             08/10/2020
Start Time:             03:38 PM CDT
Start Location:         2 SSW Lake Geneva / Walworth County / WI
Start Lat/Lon:          42.5568 / -88.4463

End Date:               08/10/2020
End Time:               03:42 PM CDT
End Location:           1 ENE Lake Geneva / Walworth County / WI
End Lat/Lon:            42.5933 / -88.4047

Survey Summary:
Tornado appears to have started along the southeast side of
Lake Geneva.  Mainly tree damage was noted along most of the path.
Main structural damage was in a business/industrial district on
the far east side of town.  Tornado appears to have dissipated
just southwest of Grand Geneva Resort.

.Camp Lake...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    90 mph
Path Length /statute/:  3.75 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   150.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             08/10/2020
Start Time:             03:41 PM CDT
Start Location:         2 WSW Channel Lake / Lake County / IL
Start Lat/Lon:          42.475 / -88.1895

End Date:               08/10/2020
End Time:               03:48 PM CDT
End Location:           1 S Camp Lake / Kenosha County / WI
End Lat/Lon:            42.5188 / -88.1464

Survey Summary:
Tornado started in NW Lake County and continued through Camp Lake
and appeared to dissipate over the lake.  Mainly tree damage with
the most significant structural damage occuring in NW Lake County.

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.

$$

Halbach/Wagner


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