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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 4.18 Miles
-- Width 400 Yards
State SOUTH DAKOTA
County/Area UNION
WFO FSD
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2013-10-04 17:28:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 4WSW MC COOK LAKE
Begin Lat/Lon 42.51/-96.58
End Date 2013-10-04 17:35:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2SSE JEFFERSON
End Lat/Lon 42.57/-96.54
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 250.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Thunderstorms produced two tornadoes which tracked over extreme southeast Union County in southeast South Dakota on the late afternoon on October 4th. One tornado crossed over the Missouri River into Union County from Dakota County Nebraska. The other tornado formed in Union County and crossed the Big Sioux River into Plymouth County Iowa. Both tornadoes caused damage.
Event Narrative A tornado crossed the Missouri River from Dakota County in Nebraska and entered Union County. The tornado severely damaged the roof of a house, and collapsed a chimney, carport and porch roof, and the walls of a garage in the same house. The tornado also caused tree damage, including trunks snapped, overturned an irrigation system, and damaged the roof, siding, and/or gutters of at least four other houses.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 450.00K 0.00K
MC COOK LAKE UNION CO. SD 10/04/2013 17:28 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
JEFFERSON UNION CO. SD 10/04/2013 17:35 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 450.00K 0.00K