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NOUS43 KILX 152251 CCA  
PNSILX  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
425 PM CDT WED OCT 13 2021  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY SUMMARY FOR 10/11/2021 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
CORRECTION TO TIMES OF THE ROANOKE, WASHBURN, AND EL PASO TORNADOES.  
 
A FAST MOVING SQUALL LINE OF STORMS PUSHED ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS  
MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO EVENING. SEVERAL BRIEF TORNADOES DEVELOPED ALONG  
THE SQUALL LINE.  
   
ALEXANDER TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.4 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
START TIME: 3:26 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 0.5 NW ALEXANDER / MORGAN CO, IL  
 
END DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
END TIME: 3:28 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 2 NW ALEXANDER / MORGAN CO, IL  
 
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT A HALF MILE  
NORTHWEST OF ALEXANDER. IT PROCEEDED NORTHEAST TOWARD HIGHWAY 72,  
DAMAGING SOME LARGE TREES. IT CROSSED HIGHWAY 72 NEAR MILE MARKER  
76, WHERE IT BLEW OVER A SEMI-TRUCK. IT CONTINUED MOVING NORTHEAST  
DAMAGING SEVERAL LARGE TREES IN THE PATH BEFORE IT DISSIPATED ABOUT  
2 MILES NORTH OF ALEXANDER NEAR HIGHWAY 123.  
 

 
   
ROANOKE TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-U  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 30 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
START TIME: 4:28 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3 N ROANOKE / WOODFORD CO, IL  
 
END DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
END TIME: 4:30 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 3.3 N ROANOKE / WOODFORD CO, IL  
 
THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT 3 MILES  
NORTH OF ROANOKE. IT PROCEEDED NORTHEAST ABOUT THREE TENTHS OF A  
MILE BEFORE DISSIPATING WITHOUT CAUSING ANY DAMAGE.  
 

 
   
WASHBURN TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 75 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
START TIME: 4:45 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3.4 ESE WASHBURN / WOODFORD CO, IL  
 
END DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
END TIME: 4:51 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 3.5 E WASHBURN / WOODFORD CO, IL  
 
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 3.4 MILES ESE OF WASHBURN ALONG COUNTY  
HIGHWAY 2100 N AND DAMAGED THE ROOF AND WALLS OF A BARN AND A COUPLE  
LARGE TREES, THROWING THE DEBRIS INTO A CORN FIELD TO THE NORTHEAST.  
THE TORNADO CONTINUED MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST THROUGH OPEN FIELDS,  
EVENTUALLY DAMAGING ANOTHER OUTBUILDING ALONG COUNTY HIGHWAY 2300 N.  
THE TORNADO DISSIPATED SHORTLY AFTER CAUSING THAT DAMAGE.  
 

 
   
EL PASO TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF-U  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.5 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
START TIME: 5:39 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 2 SW EL PASO / WOODFORD CO, IL  
 
END DATE: OCT 11, 2021  
END TIME: 5:44 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 1.5 WNW EL PASO / WOODFORD CO, IL  
 
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT 2 MILES  
SOUTHWEST OF EL PASO. SPOTTERS VIEWED THE TORNADO MOVING  
NORTH-NORTHEAST BEFORE IT BECAME SHROUDED IN RAIN AS IT PASSED  
ACROSS HWY 24 JUST WEST OF EL PASO. THE TORNADO DID NOT CAUSE ANY  
APPARENT DAMAGE BEFORE IT DISSIPATED IN AN OPEN FIELD ABOUT 1.5  
MILES TO THE WNW OF EL PASO.  
 

 
 
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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