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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
457 PM EDT MON AUG 6 2012 /357 PM CDT MON AUG 6 2012/

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN NORTHEASTERN LAPORTE COUNTY INDIANA...

A QLCS MOVING ACROSS NORTHERN INDIANA SPAWNED AN EF1 TORNADO NEAR
ROLLING PRAIRIE ON SATURDAY AUGUST 4TH 2012. THE TORNADO FIRST
TOUCHED DOWN AT APPROXIMATELY 520 PM CDT NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
SR 2 AND 400E WHERE A FEW TREES FELL ONTO POWER POLES. A FEW
ADDITIONAL TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN AT THE INTERSECTION OF SR2 AND
450E AS THE TORNADO CONTINUED TO SKIP ALONG ITS PATH. A SOUTHEAST-
FACING GARAGE DOOR FAILED WHICH ALLOWED WINDS TO PENETRATE AND
BLOW OUT THE NORTH WALL OF A RESIDENCE ALONG THE 4600 BLOCK OF OAK
KNOLL ROAD. THE TORNADO ALSO ROLLED AND DESTROYED AN UNANCHORED
SHED ON THAT PROPERTY. A BARN WAS DESTROYED NORTHEAST OF THAT
RESIDENCE BEFORE THE TORNADO LIFTED SHORTLY THEREAFTER AT
APPROXIMATELY 522PM CDT.

PATH LENGTH: APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE
PATH WIDTH: 20 YARDS 
RATING: EF1

THIS SURVEY DATA IS PRELIMINARY AS THE DAMAGE INVESTIGATION
CONTINUES.

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