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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
301 PM EDT Thu Apr 5 2018

...Multiple Tornadoes Confirmed on April, 3rd 2018...

...Tornado Confirmed ENE of Covington in Fountain County
Indiana...

Location...4 miles ENE of Covington in Fountain County Indiana
Date...April, 3rd 2018
Estimated Time...630 - 633 PM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...75 MPH
Maximum Path Width...75 Yards
Path Length...2.36 Miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...40.18N / 87.30W
Ending lat/Lon...40.15N / 87.32W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a
tornado 4 miles ENE of Covington in Fountain County Indiana on
April, 3rd 2018.

This EF0 tornado primarily went across cornfields while glancing
two homesteads...where a few large tree branches were downed and
one large trash dumpster blown over in a direction opposite from
the environmental wind at the time.


This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/ind.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

&&

...Tornado Confirmed SW of Buck Creek in Tippecanoe County
Indiana...

Location...2 miles SW of Buck Creek in Tippecanoe County Indiana
Date...April, 3rd 2018
Estimated Time...711 - 712 PM EST
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 MPH
Maximum Path Width...40 Yards
Path Length...0.64 Miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...40.46N / 86.79W
Ending lat/Lon...40.465N / 86.78W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a
tornado 2 miles SW of Buck Creek in Tippecanoe County Indiana on
April, 3rd 2018.

This EF0 tornado affected one homestead and a thin band of trees.
Damage at the homestead included barn skylights being blown out
from wind entering an east-facing opening, debris from half an
outbuilding`s roof and collapsed wall sent into an adjacent field
to the NE, downed tree branches with one breaking the garage
window, and the top horizontal portion of a power pole being
broken off. Also, straight-line wind damage was noted south and
east of Buck Creek including downed trees and an outbuilding
shifted off its foundation.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/ind.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

$$

MRD



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