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EF-1 Tornado in Dubuque County

NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR Aug. 5, 2019 TORNADO EVENT

...DUBUQUE COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             8/05/2019
START TIME:             1007 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 WSW DUBUQUE AIRPORT

END DATE:               08/05/2019
END TIME:               1008 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           3 WSW DUBUQUE AIRPORT

            BRIEF EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN SOUTHWEST OF 
            DUBUQUE AND CAUSED DAMAGE TO CORN, TREES AND 
            HOUSES ALONG ITS THREE TENTHS OF A MILE 
            PATH. AT THE WIDEST THE TORNADO WAS 50 YARDS 
            WIDE. TWO HOUSES HAD PARTIAL ROOFS REMOVED 
            AND ANOTHER SUFFERED A HIT FROM THE CROWN OF 
            A PINE TREE THAT BOWED IN THE SIDE OF THE 
            HOUSE. PEAK ESTIMATED WINDS WERE 100 MPH.

Below are pictures of the damage via the National Weather Service office in the Quad Cities.

Mark Schnackenberg

Chief Meteorologist

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