563  
NOUS43 KIWX 112206 CCA  
PNSIWX  
INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-  
005-015-016-024-025-120700-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...COR BEGINNING TIME/LOCATION TORNADO 2  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA  
605 PM EDT TUE AUG 11 2020 /258 PM CDT TUE AUG 11 2020/  
 
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR AUGUST 10, 2020 TORNADOES
 
 
TWO TORNADO TRACKS WERE IDENTIFIED THROUGH STORM SURVEYS  
CONDUCTED ON AUGUST 11.  
   
TORNADO 1
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 110 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.5 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: AUGUST 10, 2020  
START TIME: 6:32 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: 6 MILES SW WAKARUSA  
START LAT/LON: 41.5079 / -86.1238  
 
END DATE: AUGUST 10, 2020  
END TIME: 6:37 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: 3.5 MILES SW WAKARUSA  
END_LAT/LON: 41.5076 / -86.0755  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
THE TORNADO BEGAN WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF RILEY RD AND DOGWOOD RD  
IN SOUTHEAST ST. JOSEPH COUNTY. IT THEN TRACKED ALONG AND SOUTH OF  
RILEY RD. WIDESPREAD TREE AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE OCCURRED THROUGH  
THIS PATH. GRAIN BINS WERE TOPPLED AND FARM OUTBUILDINGS SUSTAINED  
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE. THE TORNADO TRACKED THROUGH SEVERAL CORNFIELDS  
THAT RESULTED IN SIGNIFICANT CROP DAMAGE. THE TORNADO LIFTED JUST  
EAST OF BEECH RD.  
 
   
TORNADO 2
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: AUGUST 10, 2020  
START TIME: 6:55 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: 1 MILE NNW NORTH WEBSTER  
START LAT/LON: 41.3432 / -85.7131  
 
END DATE: AUGUST 10, 2020  
END TIME: 6:59 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: 1.2 MILES E NORTH WEBSTER  
END_LAT/LON: 41.3271 / -85.6752  
 
TREES WERE SNAPPED WEST OF STATE ROUTE 13. THE TORNADO THEN  
CROSSED SR 13, RESULTING IN A NOTABLE PATH OF TREES SNAPPED  
AND BROKEN LIMBS. THESE DEBRIS WERE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT A NEARBY  
CHURCH PARKING LOT. THE CHURCH SUSTAINED A LOSS OF ROOF COVERING.  
ADDITIONAL AREAS OF TREE DAMAGE WERE NOTED FARTHER TO THE EAST-  
SOUTHEAST. SOME HOMES SUSTAINED DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF FALLING  
TREES AND BRANCHES. THE TORNADO THEN CROSSED OUT OVER LAKE WEBSTER  
AND DISSIPATED.  
 
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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