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Displaying AFOS PIL: PNSIWX Received: 2018-07-23 13:35 UTC

NOUS43 KIWX 231335

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
935 AM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018 /835 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018/

...A Second Tornado Confirmed from the July 20th Severe Weather Event...

A second tornado was confirmed from damage that occurred on July 20
2018. Details of this tornado can be found below. This track is
preliminary with additional changes possible as more information
is obtained. 

In addition, extensive tree damage occurred in and around Silver 
Lake, IN where numerous trees were uprooted, some falling onto 
homes. At this time, it appears the damage was caused by straight 
line winds estimated between 70 and 80 mph.

.Tornado - Marshall County...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    70 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             July 20 2018 
Start time:             153 pm EDT
Start location:         5.9 SW of Bremen IN
Start Lat/Lon:          41.3823/-86.2197

End date:               July 20 2018
End time:               155 pm EDT
End location:           5.4 SW of Bremen IN
End_lat/lon:            41.3874/-86.2129

Drone pictures indicate that a disorganized tornado touched down
southwest of the intersection of County Road 6B and Ironwood 
Road. The NW corner of a barn suffered damage to a cinder block 
wall. Corn was observed laid down in a semi convergent pattern as the
tornado moved northeast across 6B and eventually Ironwood Road 
where some tree branches were broken along Issac Sells Ditch. The 
tornado lifted at this point with no further damage noted.

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

The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.