Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 4.29 Miles
-- Width 200 Yards
County/Area GENESEE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2013-05-28 20:19:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1WSW GAINES
Begin Lat/Lon 42.8611/-83.9268
End Date 2013-05-28 20:24:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NW GAINES ARPT
End Lat/Lon 42.8835/-83.8477
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
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 in Shiawassee County and entered Genesee County about 1.5 miles west-southwest of Gaines at 2019EST. The tornado then continued for another 4.3 miles before dissipating 1.3 miles northwest of the Gaines Airport at 2024EST. While in Genesee County, the tornado was rated EF0 with maximum winds to 80 mph. The path width was 200 yards. The tornado ended at the intersection of Baldwin and Seymour roads. Many trees were uprooted and snapped. One barn lost a section of roof.


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