Minor Tornado Outbreak - Iowa - October 9th, 2018

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Minor Tornado Outbreak - Iowa - October 9th, 2018

Post by MPMalloy » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:14 pm

PRELIMINARY NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/09/2018 TORNADO EVENT
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
418 PM CDT WED OCT 10 2018


...PRELIMINARY NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/09/2018 TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...NWS DES MOINES HAS CONFIRMED 10 TORNADOES FROM THE EVENT
ON OCTOBER 9TH. THE STRONGEST TORNADO WAS RATED EF-2 IN UNION COUNTY
NEAR CRESTON. AN EF-1 TORNADO WAS CONFIRMED IN ADAIR COUNTY. THE 8
REMAINING TORNADOES WERE ALL EF-0'S. KEEP IN MIND THAT THE TORNADO
TRACKS MAY CHANGE PENDING FURTHER INFORMATION. ADDITIONAL TORNADOES MAY
ALSO BE ADDED IN THE FUTURE PENDING FURTHER INVESTIGATION.

.TORNADO #1 NEAR CRESTON...

RATING: EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 TO 120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 510_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CRESTON
START LAT/LON: 41.0288_/_-94.4099

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 515_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 4 MILES WEST OF CRESTON
END_LAT/LON: 41.0554_/_-94.4335


SURVEY_SUMMARY:
THIS TORNADO APPEARED TO BEGIN ABOUT A HALF MILE WEST OF US34 ON 190TH STREET. THE TORNADO TRACKED
NORTH/NORTHWEST THROUGH CROP FIELDS BEFORE CROSSING CROMWELL ROAD. THE TORNADO THEN CROSSED CLOVER
AVE WHERE THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OCCURRED. A GARAGE WAS COMPLETELY REMOVED FROM ITS FOUNDATION
AND SEVERELY DAMAGED ALTHOUGH THE WALLS APPEARED TO BE NAILED DOWN TO THE FOUNDATION. A MOBILE HOME
ALSO HAD SIGNIFICANT PORTIONS OF ITS ROOF REMOVED. IN ADDITION, SEVERAL TREES IN THE AREA ALSO SUFFERED
MAJOR DAMAGE. THIS DAMAGE IS CONSISTENT WITH WINDS SPEEDS FROM 115 TO 120 MPH, OR EF-2 DAMAGE. THE
TORNADO TRACKED ANOTHER HALF MILE NORTH ALONG CLOVER. PRODUCING SCATTERED TREE DAMAGE UNTIL IT DISSIPATED.

.TORNADO #2 NEAR STUART...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 4.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 555_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 9 MILES SOUTH OF STUART
START LAT/LON: 41.3642_/_-94.3190

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 608_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 4 MILES SOUTH OF STUART
END_LAT/LON: 41.4337_/_-94.3202


SURVEY_SUMMARY:
A TORNADO TOUCHED TOWN ABOUT 9 MILES SOUTH OF THE CITY OF STUART ALONG STUART ROAD WHERE SEVERAL
TREES HAD LARGE BRANCHES SNAPPED. THE TORNADO TRACKED NORTH THROUGH CROPLAND UNTIL IT
REACHED THE INTERSECTION OF STUART ROAD AND 150TH STREET. HERE A HAY WAGON WAS ROLLED ABOUT
50 YARDS AND A OUTBUILDING SUSTAINED DAMAGE TO ROOF PANELS. SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE SNAPPED
NEAR THE TRUNK WITH OTHER LARGE BRANCHES DOWNED. THIS DAMAGE IS CONSISTENT WITH WINDS SPEEDS TO
90 MPH OR EF-1 DAMAGE.


.TORNADO #3 CENTERVILLE TORNADO...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 321_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CENTERVILLE
START LAT/LON: 40.6873_/_-92.9027

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 323_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CENTERVILLE
END_LAT/LON: 40.6892_/_-92.9015

SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON INFORMATION FROM THE APPANOOSE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER AND
PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE, A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN AT THE CENTERVILLE
AIRPORT. THE TORNADO DAMAGED ONE OF THE AIRPORT HANGARS CAUSING SHEET
METAL DAMAGE TO WALLS AND THE ROOF. DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH EF-O
DAMAGE OR WINDS AROUND 85 MPH.


.TORNADO #4 NEAR RATHBUN...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 334_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 2 MILES SOUTH OF RATHBUN
START LAT/LON: 40.7732_/_-92.8886

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 335_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 2 MILES SOUTH OF RATHBUN
END_LAT/LON: 40.7746_/_-92.8889

SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON EYEWITNESS REPORTS FROM THE TRAINED SPOTTERS AND THE APPANOOSE
COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER, A VERY BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED IN CROPLAND
ABOUT 2 MILES SOUTH OF THE COMMUNITY OF RATHBUN. NO DAMAGE WAS NOTED.


.TORNADO #5 NEAR JANESVILLE...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 521_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 3 MILES EAST/SOUTHEAST OF JANESVILLE
START LAT/LON: 43.6267_/_-92.4109

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 522_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 3 MILES EAST/SOUTHEAST OF JANESVILLE
END_LAT/LON: 42.6288_/_-92.4108

SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE, A BRIEF TORNADO OCCURRED ABOUT 3 MILES EAST/SOUTHEAST
OF JANESVILLE. THE TORNADO APPEARED TO TRACK NORTHWARD THROUGH CROPLAND BEFORE STRIKING
A FARMSTEAD NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF GRESHAM ROAD LEVERSEE ROADS. SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS
SUFFERED MODERATE DAMAGE IN THIS LOCATION WITH SHEET METAL DAMAGE AND PARTIAL WALL COLLAPSES.
A TRAILER WAS FLIPPED AND SEVERAL LIVESTOCK SUFFERED MINOR INJURIES.


.TORNADO #6 NEAR BROOKLYN...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 11.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 405_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF BROOKLYN
START LAT/LON: 41.7885_/_-92.5622

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 430_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 14 MILES NORTH/NORTHWEST OF BROOKLYN
END_LAT/LON: 41.9437_/_-92.4730

SURVEY_SUMMARY:
THIS TORNADO BEGAN ABOUT 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF BROOKLYN WHERE A TORNADIC DEBRIS SIGNATURE
WAS NOTED ON RADAR. BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC AND EYE WITNESS ACCOUNTS, THIS TORNADO THEN
TRACKED NORTHEAST FOR APPROXIMATELY 12 MILES PRODUCING INTERMITTENT TOUCHDOWNS. NOTE IT WAS
NOT A CONTINUOUS PATH. NO DAMAGE WAS REPORTED WITH TORNADO AS IT TRACKED ACROSS MAINLY CROPS
AND RANGELAND. THE PATH OF THIS TORNADO MAY BE ADJUSTED IN THE FUTURE.




.TORNADO #7 NEAR TAMA...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 440_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 6 MILES EAST/NORTHEAST OF TAMA
START LAT/LON: 41.9908_/_-92.4606

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 448_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 7.5 MILES EAST/NORTHEAST OF TAMA
END_LAT/LON: 42.0186_/_-92.4493


SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE, SEVERAL BRIEF TOUCHDOWNS WERE LIKELY ALONG THIS PATH. THIS
WAS LIKELY A INTERMITTENT, AND NOT A CONTINUOUS PATH. NO DAMAGE WAS REPORTED.

.TORNADO #8 NEAR CLUTIER...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0ONTINUOUS
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 455_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF CLUTIER
START LAT/LON: 42.1052_/_-92.4277

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 500_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 4 MILES NORTH/NORTHWEST OF CLUTIER
END_LAT/LON: 42.1353_/_-92.4163


SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE AND SPOTTER REPORTS, SEVERAL BRIEF TOUCHDOWNS WERE REPORTED ALONG
THIS PATH. THIS WAS LIKELY AN INTERMITTENT, AND NOT A CONTINUOUS PATH. NO DAMAGE REPORTED.


.TORNADO #9 NEAR MONTEZUMA...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 415_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONTEZUMA
START LAT/LON: 41.6536_/_-92.6415

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 416_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF MONTEZUMA
END_LAT/LON: 42.6586_/_-92.6416


SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE AND SPOTTER REPORTS, A BRIEF TOUCHDOWN WAS REPORTED NORTHWEST OF
MONTEZUMA. TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED OVER A CROPFIELD, WITH NO APPARENT DAMAGE.

.TORNADO #10 NEAR GRINNELL...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 10_09_2018
START TIME: 502_PM_CDT
START LOCATION: 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRINNELL
START LAT/LON: 41.6536_/_-92.6415

END DATE: 10_09_2018
END TIME: 505_PM_CDT
END LOCATION: 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRINNELL
END_LAT/LON: 42.6586_/_-92.6416


SURVEY_SUMMARY:
BASED ON PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE AND STORM CHASER REPORTS, A BRIEF TOUCHDOWN WAS REPORTED NORTHWEST OF
GRINNELL. TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED OVER A CROPFIELD, WITH NO APPARENT DAMAGE.


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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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Re: Minor Tornado Outbreak - Iowa - October 9th, 2018

Post by flybynight » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:48 pm

Any of these near you Malloy? All we got was rain
As of now I bet you got me wrong

John Titor was right

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Re: Minor Tornado Outbreak - Iowa - October 9th, 2018

Post by MPMalloy » Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:58 pm

flybynight wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:48 pm
Any of these near you Malloy? All we got was rain
I got the NWS Warning (THANK YOU NT2C!!!) but just some rain & wind here in DSM. I labelled it minor with respect to the (lack) of damage.

Wikipedia has historical reports on natural disasters. Like the 2011 Super Outbreak

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