Detroit Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Indiana, Clinton

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:49 PM EDT on May 25, 2017

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on May 26, 2017


... Multiple tornadoes confirmed on may 20 2017...

... Tornado confirmed west of Thorntown in Boone County Indiana...

Location... west of Thorntown in Boone County Indiana
date... may 20 2017
estimated time... 7:40 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
maximum path width... 40 yards
path length... 0.1 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 40.1338n / 86.5947w
ending lat/Lon... 40.1338n / 86.5947w
fatalities... 0
injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...

A tornado briefly touched down west of Thorntown, damaging a barn.
The tornado removed a large section of roof and tossed it several
hundred yards into a field.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/ind.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed near Forest in Clinton County Indiana...

Location... Forest in Clinton County Indiana
date... may 20 2017
estimated time... 8:40 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 40 yards
path length... 1.45 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 40.3602n / 86.3514w
ending lat/Lon... 49.3749n/ 86.3318w
fatalities... 0
injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
eyewitness sightings and videos of brief tornado
touchdowns, analysis of damage pictures and discussion of damage
with local officials confirms a brief EF-1 tornado in Forest, Indiana
northeast of Frankfort in Clinton County. Damage included roof and
wall damage to the Forest volunteer fire station and a pole barn
northeast of the fire station.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/ind.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


50


849 PM EDT Thu may 25 2017

... Multiple tornadoes confirmed on may 20 2017...

... Tornado confirmed west of Thorntown in Boone County Indiana...

Location... west of Thorntown in Boone County Indiana
date... may 20 2017
estimated time... 7:40 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
maximum path width... 40 yards
path length... 0.1 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 40.1338n / 86.5947w
ending lat/Lon... 40.1338n / 86.5947w
fatalities... 0
injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...

A tornado briefly touched down west of Thorntown, damaging a barn.
The tornado removed a large section of roof and tossed it several
hundred yards into a field.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/ind.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed near Forest in Clinton County Indiana...

Location... Forest in Clinton County Indiana
date... may 20 2017
estimated time... 8:40 PM EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 40 yards
path length... 1.45 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 40.3602n / 86.3514w
ending lat/Lon... 49.3749n/ 86.3318w
fatalities... 0
injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
eyewitness sightings and videos of brief tornado
touchdowns, analysis of damage pictures and discussion of damage
with local officials confirms a brief EF-1 tornado in Forest, Indiana
northeast of Frankfort in Clinton County. Damage included roof and
wall damage to the Forest volunteer fire station and a pole barn
northeast of the fire station.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/ind.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


50

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Public Information Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement
Maryland - Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Coastal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Montana - Record Report , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Hydrologic Statement
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Warning
New Jersey - Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Lakeshore Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement , Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Washington - Flood Warning
West Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement

More From CBS Detroit

A Thanksgiving Visitors' Guide To DetroitHave visitors coming to town? Where to go and what to do.
Best Black Friday Deals In Metro DetroitBlack Friday is just around the corner. Time to start planning your strategy now.
5 Thanksgiving Traditions To Start With Your Family

Watch & Listen