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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F1
-- Length 1 Miles
-- Width 600 Yards
State ILLINOIS
County/Area WAYNE
WFO PAH
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-03-11 23:26:00.0 CST
Begin Location 4SSW KEENES
Begin Lat/Lon 38.28/-88.65
End Date 2006-03-11 23:30:00.0 CST
End Location 3SSW KEENES
End Lat/Lon 38.30/-88.65
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 70K
Crop Damage
Event Narrative The tornado began at a place called Middleton in rural southwest Wayne County. A calf was injured after being picked up and thrown against a barn. A few mobile homes were overturned. Swirl marks were still visible in a field four days after the tornado. An old schoolhouse was destroyed, mostly due to a large tree falling on it. Numerous very large trees were uprooted and snapped. Boards were impaled into the ground. One home received extensive roof damage. Two barns were destroyed, and several barns were damaged. Shingles were blown off roofs. There were several eyewitness accounts of the tornado. Peak winds were estimated near 110 MPH. Average path width was 250 yards.


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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 70.00K 0.00K
KEENES WAYNE CO. IL 03/11/2006 23:26 CST Tornado F1 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K