Saturday November 18 Tornado

November 18, 2017

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
657 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017


…EF0 Tornado in Tippecanoe county Saturday November 18 2017…

.OVERVIEW…A strong cold front swept east across central Indiana
Saturday and interacted with an unstable atmosphere. A line of
storms developed, and a brief tornado resulted over east central
Tippecanoe county just northeast of Dayton.

.Tornado 2 miles northeast of Dayton…

Rating: EF-0 Estimated peak wind: 75mph
Path Length: 0.5 miles
Path Width: 110 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date: November 17 2017
Start time: 1115 am EST
Start location: 2 miles NE Dayton / Tippecanoe County / IN

End date: November 17 2017
End Time: 1116 am EST
End location: 2.5 miles NE Dayton / Tippecanoe County / IN

SURVEY SUMMARY: Siding was ripped off a corner of a home and
pieces of unknown debris were thrown across a field as a tornado
moved northeast over east central Tippecanoe county. The tornado
tore several tree tops down, including half of an evergreen tree,
where branches were ripped off the tree. Some debris was seen
across the street from a house on the corner of 200S and 900E. No
damage to this home was seen.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale Classifies
Tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0…Weak……65 to 95 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

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