Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.15 Miles
-- Width 20 Yards
County/Area VIGO
Report Source State Official
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2013-05-09 19:24:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1NW RILEY
Begin Lat/Lon 39.388/-87.3101
End Date 2013-05-09 19:25:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NW RILEY
End Lat/Lon 39.3895/-87.3122
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 1.50K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A thunderstorm squall line produced two small, brief tornadoes Wednesday evening near Terre Haute. The first touchdown occurred near 815 PM EDT along East Curry Road near Hultz Road about 5 miles south of Terre Haute. The tornado was observed by a storm spotter and caused damage to several trees. The tornado was rated an EF0 with winds around 80 mph. A second tornado from the same storm occurred near 825 PM EDT in Riley, about 5 miles southeast of Terre Haute. This tornado was observed by Riley volunteer fireman in a field just west of their fire station. The second tornado destroyed a small shed and downed several tree limbs. This tornado was rated an EF0 with associated winds also around 80 mph.
A cluster of showers and thunderstorms also produced a singular wind damage and hail report from central Indiana.
Event Narrative The Riley Fire Department reported a tornado traveling northwest through a field, west of the town of Riley. This tornado leveled a storage shed and downed several tree limbs at a residence off of East Gross Road, near State Road 159. This tornado was rated an EF-0 with associated winds around 80 mph.


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 8.50K 0.00K
ALLENDALE VIGO CO. IN 05/09/2013 19:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
ALLENDALE VIGO CO. IN 05/09/2013 19:14 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
RILEY VIGO CO. IN 05/09/2013 19:24 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 1.50K 0.00K
EAST COLUMBUS BARTHOLOMEW CO. IN 05/09/2013 22:25 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
NEW PT DECATUR CO. IN 05/09/2013 23:07 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 8.50K 0.00K