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19marAll DayDahlgren (Jefferon/Hamilton Counties, IL)

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Start Time:  3:23 pm CDT 

End Time: 4:26 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  110 mph

Path length:  2.9 miles

Width:  300 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County: Jefferson, Hamilton

State:  Illinois

Start Lat/Lon: 38.18776 / -88.71002

End Lat/Lon: 38.20826 / -88.66127

Note: The coordinates were not provided by the NWS. We estimated the lat/lon based on the start and end locations given in the Public Information Statement.


The tornado began in extreme eastern Jefferson County and moved across the northwest side of Dahlgren in Hamilton County.  Several homes sustained roofing or soffit damage.  One home had about a quarter of its roof removed and tossed about 50 yards. A few barns lost panels of roofing material or sustained structural damage. Two travel trailers were overturned.  Dozens of mature trees were snapped or uprooted along the damage path.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Paducah Summary

Damage Assessment Tool


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