984  
NOUS43 KIND 260049  
PNSIND  
INZ030-037-260500-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN  
849 PM EDT THU MAY 25 2017  
   
..MULTIPLE TORNADOES CONFIRMED ON MAY 20 2017
 
 
   
..TORNADO CONFIRMED WEST OF THORNTOWN IN BOONE COUNTY INDIANA
 
 
LOCATION...WEST OF THORNTOWN IN BOONE COUNTY INDIANA  
DATE...MAY 20 2017  
ESTIMATED TIME...7:40 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...40 YARDS  
PATH LENGTH...0.1 MILE  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.1338N / 86.5947W  
ENDING LAT/LON...40.1338N / 86.5947W  
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
 
 
A TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN WEST OF THORNTOWN, DAMAGING A BARN.  
THE TORNADO REMOVED A LARGE SECTION OF ROOF AND TOSSED IT SEVERAL  
HUNDRED YARDS INTO A FIELD.  
 
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 NEAR FOREST IN CLINTON COUNTY INDIANA
 
 
LOCATION...FOREST IN CLINTON COUNTY INDIANA  
DATE...MAY 20 2017  
ESTIMATED TIME...8:40 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-1  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90-95 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...40 YARDS  
PATH LENGTH...1.45 MILES  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.3602N / 86.3514W  
ENDING LAT/LON...49.3749N/ 86.3318W  
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
 
 
EYEWITNESS SIGHTINGS AND VIDEOS OF BRIEF TORNADO  
TOUCHDOWNS, ANALYSIS OF DAMAGE PICTURES AND DISCUSSION OF DAMAGE  
WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS CONFIRMS A BRIEF EF-1 TORNADO IN FOREST, INDIANA  
NORTHEAST OF FRANKFORT IN CLINTON COUNTY. DAMAGE INCLUDED ROOF AND  
WALL DAMAGE TO THE FOREST VOLUNTEER FIRE STATION AND A POLE BARN  
NORTHEAST OF THE FIRE STATION.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
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