Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 5.6 Miles
-- Width 550 Yards
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2013-05-28 20:09:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 4SSE BANCROFT
Begin Lat/Lon 42.83/-84.029
End Date 2013-05-28 20:19:00.0 EST-5
End Location 3NNE BYRON
End Lat/Lon 42.861/-83.9268
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A warm front spawned 6 tornadoes which impacted Shiawassee and Genesee Counties.
Event Narrative This tornado formed 4 miles south-southeast of Bancroft and tracked east-northeastward for about 5.5 miles before exiting Shiawaseee County about 3 miles north-northeast of Byron at 2019EST. The tornado continued in Genesee County for another 4 miles, before dissipating at 2024EST. The tornado was rated EF1 with maximum winds to 100 mph. Path width was 550 yards. The tornado started just south of the intersection of Britton and Grand River Roads. The tornado moved northeast near the city of Byron, before exiting Shiawassee County. Many trees were uprooted and snapped. 50 percent of a roof and siding were torn off a home. An old barn was destroyed and another whole roof was torn off.


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 0 865.00K 0.00K
SHAFTSBURG SHIAWASSEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 19:47 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
SHAFTSBURG SHIAWASSEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 19:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORRICE SHIAWASSEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 19:52 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
BEECHER GENESEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 20:01 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
BANCROFT SHIAWASSEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 20:09 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
GAINES GENESEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 20:19 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LAKE FENTON GENESEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 20:30 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 0 225.00K 0.00K
GRAND BLANC GENESEE CO. MI 05/28/2013 20:54 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 0 350.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 865.00K 0.00K