Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.55 Miles
-- Width 20 Yards
State ILLINOIS
County/Area CHRISTIAN
WFO ILX
Begin Date 05/09/2013 16:41:00 CST-6
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location OWANECO
Begin Lat/Lon 39.52/-89.19
End Date 05/09/2013 16:42:00 CST-6
End Range 3
End Azimuth N
End Location OWANECO
End Lat/Lon 39.52/-89.19
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Low pressure tracking out of the Plains was responsible for scattered thunderstorms across central Illinois during the afternoon and evening of May 9th. One storm produced wind damage to a few structures in rural Coles County, while another caused a lightning strike and ensuing fire in Clay County. Yet another cell produced a brief tornado in an open field in Christian County.
Event Narrative A tornado touched down in a field 2.4 miles north of Owaneco at 4:41 PM CST. The tornado traveled northward, then lifted 2.9 miles north of Owaneco at East 1200 North Road at 4:42 PM CST. No damage was reported.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 160.00K 0.00K
OAKLAND COLES CO. IL 05/09/2013 13:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 60.00K 0.00K
INGRAHAM CLAY CO. IL 05/09/2013 16:30 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
OWANECO CHRISTIAN CO. IL 05/09/2013 16:41 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 160.00K 0.00K