Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.2 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
County/Area VAN BUREN
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-09-13 15:33:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2N MATTAWAN ARPK
Begin Lat/Lon 42.2331/-85.8038
End Date 2008-09-13 15:34:00.0 EST-5
End Lat/Lon 42.2344/-85.8003
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A warm front lifted north across southwest Michigan during the afternoon hours. An abundant amount of moisture and strong southwest flow combined to produce thunderstorms across the region. As a result, four tornadoes were spawned from a single thunderstorm.
Event Narrative Tree branches were snapped off when a brief tornado occurred. This tornado was on the ground for less than one minute before lifting.


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PAW PAW VAN BUREN CO. MI 09/13/2008 15:25 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MATTAWAN ARPK VAN BUREN CO. MI 09/13/2008 15:33 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MILLER CORNER KALAMAZOO CO. MI 09/13/2008 15:40 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKFIELD EATON CO. MI 09/13/2008 17:00 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K