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May 27, 2011

More Tornadoes Now Confirmed In Our Area

3 more tornadoes now have been confirmed in our area taking the total to 5. Here is latest per the NWS...

 

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Tornado #1:
Begin time:  9:50pm EDT
End time:  9:51 pm EDT
Begin Point:  1 mile south of Huntingburg
End point:  1 mile east of Huntingburg
EF Scale:  EF-2
Wind speed:  115 mph
Path length:  2 miles
Path width:  100 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

Tornado #2:
Begin time:  9:54pm EDT
End time:  9:55 pm EDT
Begin Point:  1.6 miles west of Haysville
End point:  Haysville
EF Scale:  EF-1
Wind speed:  100 mph
Path length:  1.9 miles
Path width:  60 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

Tornado #3:
Begin time:  10:22pm EDT
End time:  10:27 pm EDT
Begin Point:  2 miles south of Orleans
End point:  3.8 miles east of Orleans
EF Scale:  EF-2
Wind speed:  115 mph
Path length:  4.7 miles
Path width:  230 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0
The tornado began along Route 37 where it uprooted and snapped several trees.  It expanded to its maximum width and strength about a mile into its path.  At that point it heavily damaged two brick homes and one wood gframe home as well as destroying a wood barn (overturning the tractor inside) and two metal outbuildings.  The tornado continued to the northeast damaging another outbuilding and uprooting and snapping numerous trees before lifting.

Tornado #4:
Begin time:  10:28pm EDT
End time:  10:31 pm EDT
Begin Point:  3.1 miles northwest of Saltillo
End point:  3.3 miles north of Saltillo
EF Scale:  EF-1
Wind speed:  100 mph
Path length:  3.2 miles
Path width:  150 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0
After touching down and destroying a large wood barn the tornado moved to the northeast over farmland, snapping and uprooting numerous trees.  It continued throguh the extreme southeast corner of Lawrence County and entered Washington County before dissipating at Spangler Hill Road.

Tornado #5:
Begin time:  10:31pm EDT
End time:  10:33 pm EDT
Begin Point:  1.5 miles south southeast of Bono
End point:  2.5 miles south of Fort Ritner
EF Scale:  EF-1
Wind speed:  95 mph
Path length:  2.8 miles
Path width:  130 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0
This tornado snapped and uprooted numerous trees along its path and heavily damaged a metal outbuilding on North Spangler Hill Road before dissipating near the intersection of North Spangler Hill Road and North White River Road.

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