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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1043 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2022

...NWS TORNADO SUMMARY FOR 4/30/22 TORNADO EVENT...

.A TRAINED SPOTTER OBSERVED A TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHDOWN. NO DAMAGE 
WAS NOTED IN THE AREA AFTER A SURVEY BY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

.COLFAX TORNADO...

RATING:                 EFU
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    UNKNOWN 
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.25 MILES 
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30.0 YARDS 
FATALITIES:             0 
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/30/2022
START TIME:             06:46 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3.1 SW COLFAX / MCLEAN COUNTY / IL
START LAT/LON:          40.5399 / -88.6605

END DATE:               04/30/2022
END TIME:               06:47 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.9 SW COLFAX / MCLEAN COUNTY / IL
END LAT/LON:            40.5440 / -88.6583

SURVEY SUMMARY:
A TRAINED SPOTTER SAW THE TORNADO DEVELOP ABOUT 3 MILES SW OF COLFAX 
AND MOVE TO THE NORTH-NORTHEAST FOR A SHORT TIME BEFORE BECOMING 
WRAPPED IN RAIN AS IT DISSIPATED. NO DAMAGE WAS NOTED IN THE AREA BY 
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

&&

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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