Monday Evening River Levels

Here are the three locations where the river is cresting or still rising. The rest of the rivers are either falling or are back below flood stage.

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This post was written by Schnack on June 11, 2018

EF-1 Tornado in Winthrop Saturday Evening

NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/09/18 TORNADO EVENT...

Brief tornado occurred Saturday evening in Buchanan
County Iowa.

Winthrop TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             June 09 2018  
START TIME:             9:36 PM CDT 
START LOCATION:         6.0 SE Winthrop / Buchanan / Iowa 
START LAT/LON:          42.4419 / -91.6231

END DATE:               June 09 2018 
END TIME:               9:37 PM CDT 
END LOCATION:           6.0 SE Winthrop / Buchanan / Iowa 
END LAT/LON:            42.4430 / -91.6219  

An EF-1 tornado touched down southeast of Winthrop, IA. A house
was damaged. Garage door failed and roof came off in the wind. 
Some tree damage was also noted in the area. 

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES BASED ON THE DAMAGE THEY CAUSE.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH
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This post was written by Schnack on June 11, 2018