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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
641 PM CDT Fri Jun 29 2018

...PRELIMINARY NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/28/2018 TORNADO IN
JOHNSTON CITY ILLINOIS...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.25 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             Zero
Injuries:               Zero

Start date:             06/28/2018
Start time:             7:12 PM CDT
Start location:         1 mile east of Johnston City, IL


End date:               06/28/2018
End time:               7:13 PM CDT
End location:           1.25 miles east of Johnston City, IL


SURVEY_SUMMARY: A softwood tree was snapped in front of a single
story house on Peterson Avenue, and several shingles were blown 
off of the roof. Two garage buildings were blown off their 
foundation, and debris was scattered a couple hundred yards 
downstream. A tree fell onto power lines, causing a wooden power 
pole to snap at the base. An eyewitness reported watching a
tornado destroy the two garage buildings. It continued on the 
ground a few hundred yards onto his property, where he saw a cedar
tree that was briefly lifted and other numerous trees snapped. 

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 event and publication in
NWS Storm Data. 

Ravenscraft/Poulos

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