Public Information Statement

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Public Information Statement National Weather Service Indianapolis IN 843 AM EDT Wed Jul 25 2018
…UPDATED…
…Tornado Confirmed Near Moonville in Madison County Indiana Friday Afternoon…
Location…Moonville in Madison County Indiana Date…Jul 20 2018 Estimated Time…350 PM EDT Maximum EF-Scale Rating…EF1 Estimated Maximum Wind Speed…100 mph Maximum Path Width…30 Yards Path Length…0.60 Miles Beginning Lat/Lon…40.1954N / -85.6115W Ending lat/Lon…40.1985N / -85.6009W * Fatalities…0 * Injuries…0
* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in NWS Storm Data.
…Summary… The National Weather Service in Indianapolis IN has confirmed a tornado near Moonville in Madison County Indiana on Jul 20 2018.
A tornado was observed and recorded via video on Friday afternoon in Moonville in northeast Madison County. Madison County Emergency Management in coordination with the National Weather Service in Indianapolis conducted a storm survey and determined a tornado touched down and destroyed a barn…caused roof damage to an adjacent home…produced tree damage and flipped a storage shed onto its side. The track of the tornado began in a soybean field to the west-southwest of the barn.
This information can also be found on our website at weather.gov/ind.
For reference…the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the following categories:
EF0…wind speeds 65 to 85 mph. EF1…wind speeds 86 to 110 mph. EF2…wind speeds 111 to 135 mph. EF3…wind speeds 136 to 165 mph. EF4…wind speeds 166 to 200 mph. EF5…wind speeds greater than 200 mph.
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Ryan

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