870  
NOUS43 KDVN 081622  
PNSDVN  
IAZ040>042-051>054-063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ001-002-007-  
009-015>018-024>026-034-035-MOZ009-010-090430-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL  
1122 AM CDT THU APR 8 2021  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/07/2021 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
.TORNADO #1
 
 
RATING: EF0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.376 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 40.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 1  
 
START DATE: 04/05/2021  
START TIME: 08:36 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3.9 WSW CEDAR RAPIDS / LINN COUNTY / IA  
START LAT/LON: 41.9514 / -91.735  
 
END DATE: 04/07/2021  
END TIME: 08:37 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 WSW CEDAR RAPIDS / LINN COUNTY / IA  
END LAT/LON: 41.9556 / -91.7397  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
A BRIEF TORNADO CAUSED DAMAGE TO SEVERAL MANUFACTURED HOMES IN  
THE SOUTHWEST PART OF CEDAR RAPIDS WEDNESDAY EVENING. ONE HOME  
SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT ROOF DAMAGE, WITH ADDITIONAL SIDING DAMAGE  
TO NEARBY HOMES. ONE PERSON SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES FROM GLASS  
AFTER THEIR BEDROOM WINDOW BLEW IN. THE TORNADO LOFTED DEBRIS  
INTO A NEARBY FIELD. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS WERE AROUND 85 MPH  
AND THE TORNADO WAS RATED EF-0.  
 

 
 
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 EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS  
STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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