4 Tornadoes Monday


.TORNADO #1 - WEST SIDE OF CEDAR RAPIDS, IA...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP 03 2018
START TIME:             907 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         WEST SIDE OF CEDAR RAPIDS / LINN COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          41.9787 N / -91.7281 W

END DATE:               SEP 03 2018
END TIME:               910 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           WEST SIDE OF CEDAR RAPIDS / LINN COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            41.9934 N / -91.7096 W

SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR E AVE. NW IN THE 
NORTHWEST PORTION OF CEDAR RAPIDS, AROUND 907 PM MONDAY EVENING. 
THE TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST THROUGH RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS. 
THE TORNADO DESTROYED A GARAGE, UPROOTED AND SNAPPED LARGE TREES 
AND POWER POLES, AND CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO ROOFS. THE TORNADO 
LIFTED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 29TH ST. NW AND Q AVE. NW AROUND 
910 PM. THE STORM ALSO CAUSED STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE AT A 
BUSINESS NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COLLINS ROAD NE AND I-380. 
WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND 80 MPH CAUSED A PARTIAL COLLAPSE OF A 
METAL POLE BARN.


.TORNADO #2 - 2 NW ALBURNETT, IA...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP 03 2018
START TIME:             529 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.6 WNW ALBURNETT / LINN COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.1721 N / -91.6619 W

END DATE:               SEP 03 2018
END TIME:               536 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.2 NNE ALBURNETT / LINN COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.1716 N / -91.6132 W

SURVEY SUMMARY: AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NORTH OF ALBURNETT, IA
DAMAGING MOSTLY TREES, CROPS, AND SOME SIDING ON ONE HOUSE.


.TORNADO #3 - 4 SSW VINTON, IA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.01 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP 03 2018
START TIME:             440 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 SSW VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.0913 N / -92.0572 W

END DATE:               SEP 03 2018
END TIME:               440 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 SSW VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA
END LAT/LON:            42.0913 N / -92.0572 W

SURVEY SUMMARY: AN EF0 TORNADO WAS OBSERVED BY A STORM SPOTTER 
ABOUT 4 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF VINTON. THE TORNADO BRIEFLY 
TOUCHED DOWN WITH NO VISIBLE DAMAGE.


.TORNADO #4 - 4 SSE VINTON, IA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.01 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP 03 2018
START TIME:             446 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 SSE VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.1087 N / -92.0093 W

END DATE:               SEP 03 2018
END TIME:               446 PM CDT 
END LOCATION:           4 SSE VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA 
END LAT/LON:            42.1087 N / -92.0093 W

SURVEY SUMMARY: AN EF0 TORNADO WAS OBSERVED BY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 63RD STREET AND 25TH AVE SOUTH OF VINTON. 
THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN WITH NO VISIBLE DAMAGE.


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

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/03/18 TORNADO EVENTS...  .TORNADO #1 - WEST SIDE OF CEDAR RAPIDS, IA... RATING: EF-1 ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 100 MPH PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.4 MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 30 YARDS FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0 START DATE: SEP 03 2018 START TIME: 907 PM CDT START LOCATION: WEST SIDE OF CEDAR RAPIDS / LINN COUNTY / IA START LAT/LON: 41.9787 N / -91.7281 W END DATE: SEP 03 2018 END TIME: 910 PM CDT END LOCATION: WEST SIDE OF CEDAR RAPIDS / LINN COUNTY / IA END LAT/LON: 41.9934 N / -91.7096 W SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR E AVE. NW IN THE NORTHWEST PORTION OF CEDAR RAPIDS, AROUND 907 PM MONDAY EVENING. THE TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST THROUGH RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS. THE TORNADO DESTROYED A GARAGE, UPROOTED AND SNAPPED LARGE TREES AND POWER POLES, AND CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO ROOFS. THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 29TH ST. NW AND Q AVE. NW AROUND 910 PM. THE STORM ALSO CAUSED STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE AT A BUSINESS NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF COLLINS ROAD NE AND I-380. WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND 80 MPH CAUSED A PARTIAL COLLAPSE OF A METAL POLE BARN.  .TORNADO #2 was 2 MI NW ALBURNETT, IA... RATING: EF-1 ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 110 MPH PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2.5 MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0 START DATE: SEP 03 2018 START TIME: 529 PM CDT START LOCATION: 2.6 WNW ALBURNETT / LINN COUNTY / IA START LAT/LON: 42.1721 N / -91.6619 W END DATE: SEP 03 2018 END TIME: 536 PM CDT END LOCATION: 1.2 NNE ALBURNETT / LINN COUNTY / IA END LAT/LON: 42.1716 N / -91.6132 W SURVEY SUMMARY: AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NORTH OF ALBURNETT, IA DAMAGING MOSTLY TREES, CROPS, AND SOME SIDING ON ONE HOUSE.  .TORNADO #3 - 4 MI SSE VINTON, IA... RATING: EF-0 ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 80 MPH PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.01 MILES PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 20 YARDS FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0 START DATE: SEP 03 2018 START TIME: 440 PM CDT START LOCATION: 4 SSE VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA START LAT/LON: 42.1087 N / -92.0093 W END DATE: SEP 03 2018 END TIME: 440 PM CDT END LOCATION: 4 SSE VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA END LAT/LON: 42.1087 N / -92.0093 W SURVEY SUMMARY: AN EF0 TORNADO WAS OBSERVED BY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 63RD STREET AND 25TH AVE SOUTH OF VINTON. THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN WITH NO VISIBLE DAMAGE.

TORNADO #4 - 4 SSE VINTON, IA...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.01 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   20 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             SEP 03 2018
START TIME:             446 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 SSE VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA
START LAT/LON:          42.1087 N / -92.0093 W

END DATE:               SEP 03 2018
END TIME:               446 PM CDT 
END LOCATION:           4 SSE VINTON / BENTON COUNTY / IA 
END LAT/LON:            42.1087 N / -92.0093 W

SURVEY SUMMARY: AN EF0 TORNADO WAS OBSERVED BY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF 63RD STREET AND 25TH AVE SOUTH OF VINTON. 
THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN WITH NO VISIBLE DAMAGE.
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 September 4, 2018

Rainfall Totals- Labor Day through 9 AM Today

 

TOWN 24 HR RAIN TOTAL Through 9 AM Tue
   
Waterloo (Airport) 2.75R
Dubuque (Airport) 1.75
Cedar Rapids (Airport) 1.35
Iowa City (Airport) 0.21
 
Ainsworth 7.4 mi N 0.02
Amana 4.7 W 0.28
Anamosa 1.9 SE 0.80
Anamosa 3 SSW 0.37
Asbury 0.73
Belle Plaine 1.13
Belleview LD 12 1.30
Brighton 0.03
Cascade 1.03
Cedar Falls 0.4 WNW 3.64
Cedar Falls 0.6 N 3.49
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE 2.41
Cedar Rapids 2.7 NE 1.05
Center Junction 2.6 W 2.10
Center Point 0.6 NNW 3.64
Central City 6.7 W 1.96
Charles City 0.56
Clarksville 0.2 NW 0.81
Coggon 2.30
Conrad 2.40
Coralville 1.3 SE 0.12
Cresco COOP 1.28
Decorah 4 SE 1.87
Decorah 4.9 SE 1.45
Decorah 7.9 mi ENE 3.11
Dubuque #3 0.52
Dubuque Lock and Dam 11 0.62
Dysart 3.1 N 1.89
Eastman, WI 5 NW 4.40
Eldora 1.2 ENE 0.39
Elkader 6 mi SSW 2.18
Ely 0.63
Ft. Atkinson 1.75
Garwin 1.45
Gilbertville 1.0 NW 1.04
Grinnell 0.6 NW 0.32
Grinnell 3SW 0.75
Grundy Center 4.23
Guttenberg Dam 10 0.80
Hampton 0.02
Hopkinton 5.4 WSW 2.10
Independence 0.9 WNW 1.88
Ionia 2 mi W 0.54
Iowa City 0.13
Kalona 7.3 NNW 0.09
Lansing 4.1 NW 0.89
Lowden 0.37
Manchester 1.1 N 1.47
Maquoketa 4 W 0.98
Marengo 3.6 N 0.70
Marion 1.7 mi NNW 0.86
Monona 1 SW 3.51
Monona 9.8 N 1.58
Monticello COOP 0.50
Mt. Auburn 2 NNW 2.80
Nashua 1.34
Nashua 2 SW 0.93
New Hampton COOP 2.50
New Hampton 0.3 mi NNW 1.40
New Hampton 0.4 mi SW 1.36
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE 0.06
North Liberty 0.7 SSW 0.17
Oelwein 3 WNW 2.18
Osage 4.7 E 0.33
Osage COOP 0.10
Peosta 2.9 E 0.60
Prairie du Chien, WI 1 NNE 3.00
Quasqueton 0.5 W 1.66
Rickardsville 0.2 W 0.74
Sigourney 1.1 W 3.50
Solon 0.3 mi ESE 0.08
St. Ansgar COOP 0.64
Steuben, WI 1.56
Strawberry Point 2.06
Toledo 3 N 1.73
Traer 1.11
Tripoli 1.16
Urbana 3.78
Volga 1 NE 2.46
Washington 5.8 W 0.01
Waterloo 1.9 SSE 2.55
Waucoma COOP 1.60
Waucoma 3.2 mi S 1.18
Waverly 1.0 NNW 1.14
Wellman 4.0 E 0.02
Williamsburg 3 SSE 0.16
Winthrop 5.6 NNE 1.25
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This post was written by Eileen Loan on September 4, 2018