NWS Confirms 3 Tornadoes On Tuesday

June 28th, 2014 at 4:54 pm by under Weather

The National Weather Service found two additional tornado paths from surveys on Friday.  These paths are from the same storm that later produced the Plainfield tornado on Tuesday.

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The first tornado:  touched down around 1:30pm and lifted at 1:31 pm after traveling 1 mile.  Located 5.4 miles northwest of Gosport in Owen County. Rated an EF-0 with 85 mph winds.  Uprooted trees, minor building damage.

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The second tornado: touched down around 1:50pm and lifted at 1:51pm after traveling a quarter of a mile.  Located 1.5 miles southeast of Eminence in Morgan County.  Rated EF-1 with peak winds at 94 mph.  Uprooted trees & destroyed one barn.

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The third tornado: was in Plainfield.  The NWS surveyed the damage again and lengthened the path and time on the ground.  The path length was extended by almost a mile.  Time on ground extended by 2 minutes.  Rated an EF-1 with winds between 90 and 100 mph.

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