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10augAll DayChicago (Cook County, IL)

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Start Time:  3:59 pm CDT

End Time:  4:04 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  110 mph

Path length:  3.2 miles

Width:  300 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Cook

State:  Illinois

Start Lat/Lon:  42.0087 / -87.724

End Lat/Lon:  42.0168 / -87.6628


This tornado initially touched down south of the intersection of Crawford and Touhy avenues in the suburb of Lincolnwood. It then continued moving just north of due east before moving offshore near the Jarvis and Fargo Beaches. The most intense damage, consistent with that of a high-end EF-1 tornado, occurred within approximately one mile of the lakefront, as well as near and within Phillip Rogers Park.


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