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Statement as of 6:28 PM EDT on August 25, 2016


... Preliminary NWS damage surveys for 08/24/2016 tornado events...

.Overview... Multiple supercell thunderstorms produced five
tornadoes across Carroll, Howard, Marion and Montgomery counties
during the afternoon and evening of August 24 2016. Preliminary
tornado summaries are listed in chronological order below:

.Tornado #1...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 120 mph
path length /statute/: 5.38 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Aug 24 2016
start time: 2:38 PM EDT
start location: 3 se Crawfordsville
start lat/lon: 40.0018n / 86.8735w

End date: Aug 24 2016
end time: 2:48 PM EDT
end location: 8 se Crawfordsville
end lat/lon: 40.0006n / 86.7720w

The tornado largely tracked over open country. Major damage to
homes and barns occurred near Linnsburg. Numerous trees damaged.

.Tornado #2...

Rating: EF-3
estimated peak wind: 152 mph
path length /statute/: 4.82 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 20

Start date: Aug 24 2016
start time: 3:20 PM EDT
start location: 3.4 SW Kokomo
start lat/lon: 40.4613n /86.1884w

End date: Aug 24 2016
end time: 3:30 PM EDT
end location: 2.1 se Kokomo
end lat/lon: 40.4714n /86.0978w

Significant structural damage to homes and businesses across the
south side of Kokomo. Starbucks destroyed near Markland mall.
Additional survey analysis suggests this track will be extended
to the E/NE... and will be updated either later tonight or Friday.

.Tornado #3...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 0.37 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Aug 24 2016
start time: 4:18 PM EDT
start location: 3.5 NE downtown Indianapolis
start lat/lon: 39.8031n / 86.1108w

End date: Aug 24 2016
end time: 4:19 PM EDT
end location: 3.6 NE downtown Indianapolis
end lat/lon: 39.8017n / 86.1041w

Windows blown out of a home near the intersection of 25th and
LaSalle streets. Roof damage to a building on Stanton street.

.Tornado #4...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 100 mph
path length /statute/: 17.24 miles
path width /maximum/: 100 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Aug 24 2016
start time: 5:40 PM EDT
start location: 5.2 ESE Flora
start lat/lon: 40.5280n / 86.4308w

End date: Aug 24 2016
end time: 6:22 PM EDT
end location: 5 NNE Kokomo
end lat/lon: 40.5585n / 86.1086w

Several barns sustained partial wall and roof damage. One garage
slid off its foundation. Tree damage throughout the path.

.Tornado #5...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length /statute/: 1.51 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Aug 24 2016
start time: 6:56 PM EDT
start location: 1.2 S Russiaville
start lat/lon: 40.3993n / 86.2714w

End date: Aug 24 2016
end time: 6:58 PM EDT
end location: 2 se Russiaville
end lat/lon: 40.3970n / 86.2431w

The tornado largely tracked over open country. One garage was
damaged. Trees and crops sustained damage throughout the path.

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.

More detailed damage information will be provided as surveys and
analysis are completed.


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