360  
NOUS43 KILX 090000  
PNSILX  
ILZ042-091200-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
700 PM CDT MON AUG 8 2022  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/01/2022 MASON COUNTY TORNADO
 
 
   
2 N MASON CITY TORANDO
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.4 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 60 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 8/01/2022  
START TIME: 4:46 AM CDT  
START LOCATION: APPROX 2.5 MI NORTH OF MASON CITY / MASON COUNTY / IL  
START LAT/LON: 40.2497 / -89.6847  
 
END DATE: 8/01/2022  
END TIME: 4:48 AM CDT  
END LOCATION: 2 MI NORTH OF MASON CITY / MASON COUNTY / IL  
END LAT/LON: 40.2462 / -89.6785  
 
DRONE FOOTAGE SHOWS A BRIEF TOUCHDOWN IN A CORNFIELD NORTH OF CR  
1300 N, WITH A DISTINCT CONVERGENT DAMAGE PATH EXTENDING SE TOWARD  
THE INTERSECTION OF CR 1300 N AND CR 3600 E. AN EMPTY TRAILER  
HOPPER WAS LIFTED AND THROWN TOWARD THE WEST, DOING DAMAGE TO A  
FARM TRACTOR.  
 

 
 
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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