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NOUS43 KILX 112020  
PNSILX  
ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-120830-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
320 PM CDT MON JUN 11 2018  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/10/18 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
OVERVIEW
 
 
A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVING FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST,  
ADVANCED INTO CHAMPAIGN COUNTY BETWEEN 1:45 PM CDT AND 3:00 PM CDT.  
TWO VERY BRIEF, WEAK TORNADOES SPUN UP ON THE LEADING EDGE OF THE  
LINE OF STORMS ON THE SOUTHWEST OUTSKIRTS OF THE CITY OF CHAMPAIGN.  
THE LINE OF STORMS WAS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE,  
WITH ESTIMATED PEAK GUSTS OF 60 TO 80 MPH, FROM MAHOMET THROUGH  
CHAMPAIGN/URBANA TO BROADLANDS.  
   
TORNADO #1 CHAMPAIGN/COPPER RIDGE ROAD
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80-85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.1 MILE  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 30 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUN 10 2018  
START TIME: 2:16 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4.5 MILES SW DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN, IL  
START LAT/LON: 40.0844 / -88.3192  
 
END DATE: JUN 10 2018  
END TIME: 2:17 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4.4 MILES SW DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN, IL  
END LAT/LON: 40.0842 / -88.3181  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
AT 2:16 PM CDT A WEAK TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN IN THE BACKYWARD  
OF A RESIDENCE ON COPPER RIDGE ROAD. THE TORNADO DAMAGED THE ROOFS  
OF TWO HOMES, DAMAGED A SHED, FENCING, AND TREES. EYEWITNESSES STATED  
THE TORNADO DISSIPATED IN ABOUT 30 SECONDS OR LESS, ABOUT ONE-TENTH OF  
A MILE TO THE EAST-SOUTHEAST OF WHERE IT FORMED.  
   
TORNADO 2 CHAMPAIGN/ROLLING ACRES DRIVE
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75-80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.1 MILE  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 20 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUN 10 2018  
START TIME: 2:19 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 4.2 MILES SSW DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN, IL  
START LAT/LON: 40.0677 / -88.2952  
 
END DATE: JUN 10 2018  
END TIME: 2:20 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4.3 MILES SSW DOWNTOWN CHAMPAIGN, IL  
END LAT/LON: 40.0670 / -88.2944  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
AFTER THE TORNADO NEAR COPPER RIDGE ROAD DISSIPATED, THE LINE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED WIND DAMAGE TO TREES IN ZAHND PARK. THE STORM  
CROSSED I-57, AND THEN SHORTLY THEREAFTER, A SECOND BRIEF TORNADO  
DEVELOPED NEAR DUNCAN ROAD AND ROLLING ACRES DRIVE. THIS TORNADO  
SNAPPED OFF THE TOPS OF TREES AND DID MINOR DAMAGE TO TWO PROPERTIES.  
SIMILAR TO THE FIRST TORNADO, THIS TORNADO DISSIPATED IN LESS THAN A  
MINUTE, ABOUT ONE-TENTH OF A MILE TO THE SOUTHEAST OF WHERE IT DEVELOPED.  
 
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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