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19marAll DaySunfield (Perry County, IL)

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Start Time:  3:44 pm CDT 

End Time: 3:46 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  100 mph

Path length:  3.3 miles

Width:  125 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  1

County: Perry

State:  Illinois

Start Lat/Lon: 38.06354 / -89.24233

End Lat/Lon: 38.093 / -89.19358

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.


At least a dozen homes damaged, including four with major structural damage, including numerous blown out windows and roof damage. One home had part of its roof decking removed, and another had its attached garage blown apart from the house.  At least five camper trailers were blown over, with one lofted over 200 yards across a field.  Several outbuildings and garages were partly or completely levelled. Dozens of trees were snapped or uprooted, and several power lines were either blown down or brought down by fallen trees.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Paducah Summary

Damage Assessment Tool


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