924  
NOUS43 KIND 251243  
PNSIND  
INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-060>065-067>072-251645-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN  
843 AM EDT WED JUL 25 2018  
   
..UPDATED
 
 
 
...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR MOONVILLE IN MADISON COUNTY INDIANA  
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
 
LOCATION...MOONVILLE IN MADISON COUNTY INDIANA  
DATE...JUL 20 2018  
ESTIMATED TIME...350 PM EDT  
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1  
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100 MPH  
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...30 YARDS  
PATH LENGTH...0.60 MILES  
BEGINNING LAT/LON...40.1954N / -85.6115W  
ENDING LAT/LON...40.1985N / -85.6009W  
* 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 NEAR MOONVILLE IN MADISON COUNTY INDIANA ON JUL 20 2018.  
 
A TORNADO WAS OBSERVED AND RECORDED VIA VIDEO ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON  
IN MOONVILLE IN NORTHEAST MADISON COUNTY. MADISON COUNTY  
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN COORDINATION WITH THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS CONDUCTED A STORM SURVEY AND DETERMINED A  
TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AND DESTROYED A BARN...CAUSED ROOF DAMAGE TO  
AN ADJACENT HOME...PRODUCED TREE DAMAGE AND FLIPPED A STORAGE  
SHED ONTO ITS SIDE. THE TRACK OF THE TORNADO BEGAN IN A SOYBEAN  
FIELD TO THE WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE BARN.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
RYAN  
 
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