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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
739 PM CDT Wed Sep 26 2018

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/25/2018 TORNADO AND WIND EVENT UPDATE # 5...

.OVERVIEW...NUMEROUS TORNADO WARNINGS WERE ISSUED TUESDAY AFTERNOON 
AND SURVEY TEAMS WILL BE OUT ON WEDNESDAY 9/26 TO ASSESS THE DAMAGE 
AND POSSIBLE TORNADO PATHS. WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE WAS ALSO REPORTED 
IN SEVERAL TOWNS IN ILLINOIS. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE ADDED TO 
THIS STATEMENT AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY. 

.EASTERN ROCK ISLAND COUNTY WIND DAMAGE...

AN NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED STRAIGHT LINE WINDS OF 90 TO 100 MPH 
CAUSED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE FROM CARBON CLIFF IL TO BARSTOW IL TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVED THROUGH THE QUAD CITIES AREA
AROUND 3 PM TUESDAY. DAMAGE INCLUDED LARGE TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED,
AND SNAPPED POWER POLES. MORE SURVEY CREWS WILL BE OUT WEDNESDAY TO 
ASSESS THE DAMAGE IN WHITESIDE, CARROLL, AND BUREAU COUNTIES IN ILLINOIS.

.MILLEDGEVILLE ILLINOIS WND DAMAGE...

AN NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AROUND 100 MPH. 
DAMAGE BEGAN 2 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MILLEDGEVILLE, AND CONTINUED THROUGH
THE TOWN. DAMAGE INCLUDED NUMEROUS LARGE TREES UPROOTED AND SNAPPED, 
SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO LARGE METAL OUTBUILDINGS, NEAR DESTRUCTION
OF A BARN WITH CEMEMT BLOCK WALLS, AND A LARGE STEEL STORAGE TANK WAS MOVED 
SEVERAL FEET. THE DAMAGE SWATCH WAS ABOUT 3 MILES LONG. 

.TORNADO #1 MECHANICSVILLE IA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.05 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             09/25/2018
START TIME:             153 pm cdt
START LOCATION:         1.4 S MECHANICSVILLE / CEDAR / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.8852 N / -91.2590 W

END DATE:               09/25/2018
END TIME:               154 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.4 S MECHANICSVILLE /CEDAR / IA
END LAT/LON:            41.8854 N / -91.2581 w

BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN LOFTED 2 GRAIN BINS AND SOME CORN.


.TORNADO #2 ALBURNETT IA
RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.12 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             09/25/2018
START TIME:             129 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 S ALBURNETT / LINN / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.1338 N / -91.6186 W

END DATE:               09/25/2018
END TIME:               130 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1 S ALBURNETT / LINN / IA 
END LAT/LON:            42.1339 N / -91.6163 W

A BRIEF HIGH END EF-1 TORNADO SNAPPED AND UPROOTED HARDWOOD TREES 
AT A FARMSTEAD. THE TORNADO WAS EMBEDDED IN A ROUGHLY QUARTER MILE 
WIDE SWATH OF STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE WITH ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS 
OF 80 TO 90 MPH. 

.TORNADO #3 WNW WINFIELD IOWA...

RATING:                 EF-0 
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.27 MILES 
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS 
FATALITIES:             0 
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             09/25/2018
START TIME:             126 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.7 WNW WINFIELD / HENRY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.1438 N / -91.4886 W

END DATE:               09/25/2018
END TIME:               127 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.5 WNW WINFIELD / HENRY / IA
END LAT/LON:            41.1450 N / -91.4838 W

A STRONGER EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NORTHWEST OF WINFIELD IA. 
DAMAGE TO TREES AND CORN WERE NOTED ALONG ITS LITTLE OVER A 
QUARTER OF MILE PATH. THE MAX WIDTH WAS ESTIMATED TO 
BE 20 YARDS. THE STRONGEST WINDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE 85 MPH. 

.TORNADO # 4 N WINFIELD IA...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1,06 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             09/25/2018
START TIME:             214 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.2 WNW WINFIELD / HENRY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.1559 N / -91.4563 W

END DATE:               09/25/2018
END TIME:               216 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.0 N WINFIELD / HENRY IA
END LAT/LON:            41.1572 N / -91.4361

AN EF1 TORNADO TRAVELED A LITTLE OVER ONE MILE AND CAUSED DAMAGE TO 
TREES ALONG ITS PATH. SOME HOUSES WERE DAMAGED BY FALLING TREES. 
THE TORNADO AT ITS WIDEST WAS AROUND 200 YARDS. MAXIMUM WINDS WERE 
AROUND 95 MPH.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES BASED ON THE DAMAGE THEY CAUSE.

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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