23mayAll DayMorse (Johnson/Cedar Counties, IA)


Start Time: 12:30 pm CDT

End Time:  12:49 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  110 mph

Path length: 7.1 miles

Width:  50 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Johnson, Cedar

State:  Iowa

Start Lat/Lon: 41.7589 / -91.4228

End Lat/Lon:  41.8373 / -91.3452

An EF1 tornado caused outbuilding, grain bin and tree damage at a farmstead in Northeast Johnson County.  The tornado then followed an intermittent northeast path for 7 miles through Cedar County.  The tornado downed power poles east of Sutliff.   The maximum winds were estimated to be 110 mph, with a maximum path width around 50 yards.  Assistance from the Johnson County and Cedar County Emergency Management in completing this survey is greatly appreciated.


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