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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
427 PM CDT Fri Mar 20 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MARCH 19, 2020, HAMILTON COUNTY, IL, TORNADO EVENT...

.DAHLGREN, IL TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    110 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2.9 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             Zero
Injuries:               Zero

Start date:             March 19, 2020
Start time:             4:23 PM CDT
Start location:         1.5 miles SW of Dahlgren, IL

End date:               March 19, 2020
End time:               4:26 PM CDT
End location:           1.4 miles NE of Dahlgren, IL

SURVEY_SUMMARY: The tornado began in extreme eastern Jefferson
County and moved across the northwest side of Dahlgren in Hamilton
County. Several homes sustained roofing or soffit damage. One home
had about a quarter of its roof removed and tossed about 50 yards.
A few barns lost panels of roofing material or sustained
structural damage. Two travel trailers were overturned. Dozens of
mature trees were snapped or uprooted along the damage path. 

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. 

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