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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
526 PM CDT Fri Jun 1 2018


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR |05/31/2018| TORNADO EVENT 
...FOR UNION COUNTY ILLINOIS AND CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY MISSOURI...

Three tornadoes touched down Thursday evening. Two occurred in Union County 
Illinois while a third touched down in Cape Girardeau County Missouri.

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    95 mph
Path length /Statute/:  3.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             Zero
Injuries:               Zero

Start date:             05/31/2018 
Start time:             754 pm cdt 
Start location:         2.5 miles southwest of Wolf Lake IL along the Mississippi River

End date:               05/31/2018
End time:               802 pm cdt
End location:           1 mile east of Wolf Lake Illinois along State Forest Road.

SURVEY_SUMMARY: A very large equipment barn collapsed and another barn was destroyed with 
                the loss of the roof and collapse of walls. A one story house was partially
                shifted off its foundation and had a window broken from flying debris. All 
                structural damage was along the Ware Wolf Lake Road. Dozens of trees were 
                snapped or uprooted.

 
.A second tornado was an EF-0 very near the first tornado track...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   50 yards
Fatalities:             Zero
Injuries:               Zero

Start date:             05/31/2018 
Start time:             755 pm cdt
Start location:         3 miles southwest of Wolf Lake, Illinois, along the Mississippi River 
                        Levee Road.

End date:               05/31/2018
End time:               759 pm cdt
End location:           2 miles south of Wolf Lake Illinois, along the Ware Wolf Lake Road.

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Several tree limbs, mostly small, were broken. The roof of a barn was blown in 
                on one side.

.Another tornado was an EF-1 in Cape Girardeau Missouri.

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    90| mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             Zero
Injuries:               Zero

Start date:             05/31/2018 
Start time:             744 pm cdt
Start location:         5 miles east of Fruitland Missouri

End date:               05/31/2018
End time:               749 pm cdt
End location:           8 miles east of Fruitland Missouri


SURVEY_SUMMARY: Dozens of trees, some large, were broken or uprooted. Several power poles were
                snapped from fallen trees

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. 

$$
Surveyors 
Shanklin and Hooper