28marAll DayIpava (Fulton County, IL)


Start Time:  8:01 pm CDT 

End Time:  8:04 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  95-100 mph

Path length:  2.1 miles

Width:  100 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  1

County:  Fulton

State:  Illinois

Start Lat/Lon: 40.3361 / -90.319

End Lat/Lon: 40.3567 / -90.2908

Note:  The start and end coordinates are based on the Damage Assessment Tool information, no Public Information Statement yet.

A circulation rapidly developed in a line of thunderstorms in southwest Fulton County just before 8 pm. A tornado developed at 8:01 pm about 1.1 miles south-southeast of Ipava, IL, moving to the northeast around 45 mph. The tornado damaged a barn, the roofs of two houses, a front porch, a gazebo, trees and outbuildings. As the tornado continued to the northeast it severely damaged a large outbuilding. The tornado moved through open fields, crossed U.S. Route 136 and then dissipated about 1.8 miles east of Ipava.


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