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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
718 PM CDT Sun May 26 2024

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/24/24 Tornado Event - Update # 14...

.Update...Added tornado southwest of Bennett to Lowden, IA.


...Bennett to Lowden, IA Tornado...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    110 mph
Path Length /statute/:  14.98 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   75 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             05/24/2024
Start Time:             07:30 AM CDT
Start Location:         5 SW Bennett / Cedar County / IA
Start Lat/Lon:          41.6992 / -91.0546

End Date:               05/24/2024
End Time:               07:44 AM CDT
End Location:           2 S Massillon Park / Cedar County / IA
End Lat/Lon:            41.8917 / -90.9228

Survey Summary:
A tornado re-developed southwest of Bennett, IA, and tracked very
rapidly northeast, causing sporadic tree and outbuilding damage.
The tornado then struck a farmstead just west of Lowden, where it
blew a grain bin off its foundation, and snapped multiple trees
and power poles. The tornado was rated EF-1 with max winds around
110 mph. There were no injuries reported.

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EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0.....65 to 85 mph
EF1.....86 to 110 mph
EF2.....111 to 135 mph
EF3.....136 to 165 mph
EF4.....166 to 200 mph
EF5.....>200 mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.


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