Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F1
-- Length 5 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State ILLINOIS
County/Area MARION
WFO LSX
Begin Date 11/15/2005 14:35:00 CST
Begin Range 10
Begin Azimuth NE
Begin Location SALEM
Begin Lat/Lon 38.73/-88.82
End Date 11/15/2005 14:35:00 CST
End Range 15
End Azimuth NE
End Location SALEM
End Lat/Lon 38.78/-88.75
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Event Narrative A tornado first formed about 2:35 PM CST near Hays and Sullivan Road about 10 miles northeast of Salem. The tornado moved northeast and crossed Stephen A. Forbes State Park causing tree damage along the way. Most of the damage was F0 in nature except for one area in the western part of the park where F1 tree damage was noted. After moving across the park, the tornado destroyed a 32 foot travel trailer and a machine shed. The damage in this area was rated F1 and was about 50 yards wide. The tornado continued east and crossed Butts Road just east of Meacham Road. At least 3 farms in this area suffered damage. One home lost its entire roof, several machine sheds and outbuildings were destroyed, and large trees were downed. The damage was rated F1 and was about 100 yards wide. The tornado continued northeast and dissipated just south of Kinlou Road. Total path length was 5 miles.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SALEM MARION CO. IL 11/15/2005 14:35 CST Tornado F1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K