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Overview

An area of low pressure moved across central Indiana during the afternoon of the 28th. Scattered thunderstorms developed, producing a tornado and large hail.

Radar of the tornadic Boone County Storm

Image of the Boone County Storm

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Tornado - 3 miles NW of Zionsville
BOONE COUNTY

Date April 28, 2016
Time (Local) 3:26 PM EDT
EF Rating EF-1
Est. Peak Winds 100 mph
Path Length 0.2 mile
Max Width 40 yards
Injuries/Deaths 0

Summary:

 

 

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

EF0
Weak

65-85 mph
EF1
Moderate
86-110 mph
EF2
Significant
111-135 mph
EF3
Severe
136-165 mph
EF4
Extreme
166-200 mph
EF5
Catastrophic
200+ mph
ef-scale

Radar:

Radar image of tornadic storm near Zionsville
Radar image of the tornadic storm near Zionsville, at 3:29 PM EDT
Radar image of a storm in Rush County
Radar image of a storm near Rushville, at 3:49 PM EDT

 

Storm Reports

map of reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN


..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0311 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 NW LEBANON            40.07N  86.50W
04/28/2016                   BOONE              IN   STATE POLICE    

            FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED 

0326 PM     TORNADO          2 E WHITESTOWN          40.00N  86.31W
04/28/2016                   BOONE              IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TORNADO REPORTED ON GROUND NEAR 800E AND 300S 

0332 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     3 E WHITESTOWN          40.00N  86.29W
04/28/2016                   BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            REPORTED ONE HALF MILE NORTHEAST OF COUNTY ROADS 800E 
            AND 500S 

0352 PM     HAIL             RUSHVILLE               39.61N  85.45W
04/28/2016  M1.00 INCH       RUSH               IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT 


0348 PM     HAIL             RUSHVILLE               39.61N  85.45W
04/28/2016  M1.00 INCH       RUSH               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  


0402 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     6 E RUSHVILLE           39.61N  85.33W
04/28/2016                   RUSH               IN   AMATEUR RADIO   

            REPORTED NEAR COUNTY ROAD 600E AND ORANGE PIKE ROAD 

0350 PM     HAIL             RUSHVILLE               39.61N  85.45W
04/28/2016  M1.75 INCH       RUSH               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  



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