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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
320 PM CDT Mon Jun 11 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/10/18 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...

A line of severe thunderstorms moving from northwest to southeast, 
advanced into Champaign County between 1:45 pm CDT and 3:00 pm CDT.
Two very brief, weak tornadoes spun up on the leading edge of the
line of storms on the southwest outskirts of the city of Champaign.
The line of storms was also responsible for widespread wind damage,
with estimated peak gusts of 60 to 80 mph, from Mahomet through
Champaign/Urbana to Broadlands.

.TORNADO #1 Champaign/Copper Ridge Road...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80-85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 mile
Path width /Maximum/:   30 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jun 10 2018
Start time:             2:16 pm CDT
Start location:         4.5 miles SW downtown Champaign, IL
Start Lat/Lon:          40.0844 / -88.3192

End date:               Jun 10 2018
End time:               2:17 pm CDT
End Location:           4.4 miles SW downtown Champaign, IL
End lat/lon:            40.0842 / -88.3181

SURVEY SUMMARY:
At 2:16 pm CDT a weak tornado briefly touched down in the backyward
of a residence on Copper Ridge Road. The tornado damaged the roofs
of two homes, damaged a shed, fencing, and trees. Eyewitnesses stated
the tornado dissipated in about 30 seconds or less, about one-tenth of
a mile to the east-southeast of where it formed.

.TORNADO 2 Champaign/Rolling Acres Drive...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75-80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 mile
Path width /Maximum/:   20 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jun 10 2018
Start time:             2:19 pm CDT
Start location:         4.2 miles SSW downtown Champaign, IL
Start Lat/Lon:          40.0677 / -88.2952

End date:               Jun 10 2018
End time:               2:20 pm CDT
End Location:           4.3 miles SSW downtown Champaign, IL
End lat/lon:            40.0670 / -88.2944

SURVEY SUMMARY:
After the tornado near Copper Ridge Road dissipated, the line of 
thunderstorms produced wind damage to trees in Zahnd Park. The storm
crossed I-57, and then shortly thereafter, a second brief tornado
developed near Duncan Road and Rolling Acres Drive. This tornado
snapped off the tops of trees and did minor damage to two properties.
Similar to the first tornado, this tornado dissipated in less than a
minute, about one-tenth of a mile to the southeast of where it developed.

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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data. 

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Miller/Auten/Schaffer/Hiris