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The chance of earthquake damage in West Richland Community Unit School District 2 is about the same as Illinois average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in West Richland Community Unit School District 2 is lower than Illinois average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #181

West Richland Community Unit School District 2
0.36
Illinois
0.24
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

West Richland Community Unit School District 2
0.0000
Illinois
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #539

West Richland Community Unit School District 2
209.89
Illinois
220.15
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 2,722 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of West Richland Community Unit School District 2 were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:6Dense Fog:1Drought:4
Dust Storm:0Flood:575Hail:668Heat:34Heavy Snow:19
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:10Landslide:0Strong Wind:16
Thunderstorm Winds:1,249Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:39Winter Weather:6
Other:93 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near West Richland Community Unit School District 2.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 4 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near West Richland Community Unit School District 2.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
10.71974-04-034.71138.59-88.09
9.41978-12-053.52538.62-88.36
23.51978-06-023.52038.42-88.46
41.11985-12-293.5538.55-88.96

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 82 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near West Richland Community Unit School District 2.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.31990-06-02438°39'N / 88°18'W38°43'N / 88°05'W12.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Richland
5.41998-04-15238°43'N / 88°23'W38°45'N / 88°15'W6.50 Miles150 Yards00100K0Clay
 Brief Description: A severe thunderstorm, which originated in eastern Missouri, travelled to the east across southern Illinois. It produced numerous tornadoes. When it moved into our county warning area, it produced two tornadoes over Clay County. The first tornado touched down 3 miles west southwest of Flora. As it travelled to the northeast it destroyed a set of crossing signals along a set of railroad tracks. It moved parallel to the tracks and on the west edge of Flora it blew 60 to 70 cars of a moving CSX freight train off the tracks. No injuries were reported with the train crew or anyone nearby. At this point the tornado was F2 intensity. Most of the tornado track through Flora stayed south of the railroad tracks. In this area most of the structural damage to frame houses was relatively minor with roof/siding damage the most common. A few homes totally lost roofs, garages/storage sheds were destroyed, and one unanchored mobile home was destroyed and landed about 100 feet from its foundation. Three occupants sustained minor injuries. Several vehicles in the area were damaged from falling trees and debris. The tornado briefly lifted and came down again on the east side of town. It damaged or destroyed 40 to 50 condominiums, which was due more to a result of poor construction techniques rather than wind speed. Roof structures did not survive, with the rafters only consisting of 2x4s. The tornado was rated F1 in this area. After hitting the condominium complex, the tornado caused light damage to an industrial park with power poles down and 10 businesses sustaining damage. From there the damage was light, mainly to trees. Two miles northwest of Clay City, the tornado overturned a mobile home before lifting. At about the same time, half a mile to the north of the first tornado, another tornado formed and touched down. It destroyed a mobile home (F2 intensity) and then travelled to the northeast causing spotty damage, mainly to trees. It destroyed a shed 5 miles north of Olney (Richland County) before lifting and dissipating. In total 8 people sustained minor injuries. Damage in Clay County was estimated around $2.2 million and no damage estimate was available for Richland County.
7.61965-11-26238°43'N / 88°05'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0525K0Richland
8.41990-06-02438°37'N / 88°24'W38°39'N / 88°18'W5.50 Miles300 Yards00250K0Clay
10.12009-03-08238°33'N / 88°21'W38°36'N / 88°16'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0090K0KWayne
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Several structures were damaged. Half of the roof was blown off one house. A well-built storage barn was blown into another house. Debris was blown several hundred yards. Debris from a house impacted a second house 250 yards away. The second house had only minor structural damage. A large metal barn partially caved in when a small grain elevator blew onto it. Peak winds were estimated near 122 mph. The tornado crossed into Clay County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong 500 mb shortwave moved rapidly northeast from the Plains during the day. The shortwave became a closed low over the Great Lakes region by the evening hours. In the lower levels, a strong southwest 850 mb jet from 60 to 65 knots shifted east from the Ozarks across southern Illinois. These features provided sufficient shear and instability for a significant tornado.
10.51957-12-18338°36'N / 88°27'W38°41'N / 88°21'W7.70 Miles200 Yards00250K0Clay
11.91958-07-11238°33'N / 88°26'W38°32'N / 88°09'W15.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Wayne
12.31956-02-25238°44'N / 88°05'W38°45'N / 87°55'W8.80 Miles450 Yards002.5M0Richland
12.81998-04-15238°39'N / 88°32'W38°42'N / 88°23'W9.50 Miles150 Yards082.1M0Clay
 Brief Description: A severe thunderstorm, which originated in eastern Missouri, travelled to the east across southern Illinois. It produced numerous tornadoes. When it moved into our county warning area, it produced two tornadoes over Clay County. The first tornado touched down 3 miles west southwest of Flora. As it travelled to the northeast it destroyed a set of crossing signals along a set of railroad tracks. It moved parallel to the tracks and on the west edge of Flora it blew 60 to 70 cars of a moving CSX freight train off the tracks. No injuries were reported with the train crew or anyone nearby. At this point the tornado was F2 intensity. Most of the tornado track through Flora stayed south of the railroad tracks. In this area most of the structural damage to frame houses was relatively minor with roof/siding damage the most common. A few homes totally lost roofs, garages/storage sheds were destroyed, and one unanchored mobile home was destroyed and landed about 100 feet from its foundation. Three occupants sustained minor injuries. Several vehicles in the area were damaged from falling trees and debris. The tornado briefly lifted and came down again on the east side of town. It damaged or destroyed 40 to 50 condominiums, which was due more to a result of poor construction techniques rather than wind speed. Roof structures did not survive, with the rafters only consisting of 2x4s. The tornado was rated F1 in this area. After hitting the condominium complex, the tornado caused light damage to an industrial park with power poles down and 10 businesses sustaining damage. From there the damage was light, mainly to trees. Two miles northwest of Clay City, the tornado overturned a mobile home before lifting. At about the same time, half a mile to the north of the first tornado, another tornado formed and touched down. It destroyed a mobile home (F2 intensity) and then travelled to the northeast causing spotty damage, mainly to trees. It destroyed a shed 5 miles north of Olney (Richland County) before lifting and dissipating. In total 8 people sustained minor injuries. Damage in Clay County was estimated around $2.2 million and no damage estimate was available for Richland County.
13.81990-06-02438°34'N / 88°28'W38°37'N / 88°24'W5.50 Miles300 Yards02250K0Wayne
14.71957-05-21238°42'N / 87°59'W38°43'N / 87°55'W3.60 Miles150 Yards0025K0Richland
20.21957-12-18338°30'N / 88°38'W38°36'N / 88°27'W11.90 Miles200 Yards01250K0Wayne
20.31994-04-26238°55'N / 88°29'W38°59'N / 88°23'W6.00 Miles50 Yards03500K0Effingham
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down 2 miles southwest of Eberle and destroyed a two-car garage. Several trees were also downed near this site. The tornado moved east-northeast and struck a two-story home just west of Eberle, partially placing the home on its side. This is where F2 damage occurred. Two children received minor injuries while the father was significantly injured after his neck was punctured by a two inch piece of glass. A small shed and siding from a barn was damaged as the tornado continued just north of Eberle. Several farm buildings and grain bins were damaged before the tornado lifted 4 miles northeast of Eberle.
20.51958-07-11238°22'N / 88°09'W38°31'N / 87°57'W14.90 Miles50 Yards0125K0Edwards
20.71957-12-18338°56'N / 88°03'W38°59'N / 87°59'W4.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jasper
20.81990-06-02438°57'N / 88°16'W39°03'N / 88°01'W12.50 Miles200 Yards06250K0Jasper
21.11958-07-11238°31'N / 87°57'W38°30'N / 87°54'W2.70 Miles50 Yards0025K0Wabash
23.51989-10-16238°23'N / 88°22'W2.00 Miles800 Yards0025K0Wayne
24.02006-04-16239°02'N / 88°21'W39°03'N / 88°19'W1.50 Miles150 Yards0000Jasper
 Brief Description: A tornado formed just north of 700th Avenue in Effingham County, on the Effingham/Jasper County line. It produced minor tree and barn damage to a farm at this location, and tracked to the northeast. The tornado struck a mobile home just inside the Jasper County line, and completely destroyed the home. The debris was blown several hundred yards into a field, with the home's refrigerator blown 1/4 mile into a field. The debris from the mobile home struck an adjacent automobile, and crushed the roof. The car was also pushed about 15 feet in the direction of impact. The tornado continued northeast, causing significant tree damage, and minor damage to a few homes and outbuildings.
24.02006-04-16239°01'N / 88°26'W39°02'N / 88°22'W4.00 Miles200 Yards0000Effingham
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in a wooded area just southwest of the intersection of 700th Avenue and 2000th Street. It tracked east-northeast, and struck a farmstead on 2000th St., destroying a barn, 4 outbuildings and several grain bins. The tornado struck a homestead about 1 mile to the east of the farm, snapping off dozens of trees and causing minor roof damage to a well-built home. About a mile to the east of the home, the tornado struck two homesteads. Considerable tree damage was noted at this location, 3 outbuildings were destroyed, and an attached garage was destroyed when the overhead door failed and the side wall was blown out. Further east, on 2300th St. and about 1 mile north of 700th Ave, a well-built home had an attached garage destroyed, the front porch roof torn off, and two second story dormers torn off. A final farmstead was damaged near 800th Ave. North and the Effingham/Jasper County line. Two outbuildings on the farm were completely destroyed, and a small combine in one of the buildings was flipped into an adjacent pond. An antenna tower was blown over next to the house and the home sustained siding, roofing and window damage.
24.21956-02-25238°45'N / 87°55'W38°48'N / 87°39'W14.60 Miles450 Yards022.5M0Lawrence
24.21961-03-06339°06'N / 88°32'W38°59'N / 88°10'W21.20 Miles33 Yards03250K0Effingham
24.91960-04-17238°55'N / 88°40'W39°05'N / 88°19'W21.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Effingham
25.91990-06-02438°19'N / 88°09'W38°23'N / 87°59'W11.60 Miles300 Yards102.5M0Edwards
26.51989-01-07238°23'N / 87°56'W38°24'N / 87°57'W2.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Wabash
26.61989-01-07238°19'N / 88°08'W38°23'N / 87°56'W9.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Edwards
26.82002-04-21338°21'N / 88°42'W38°21'N / 88°09'W30.00 Miles500 Yards1424.0M0Wayne
 Brief Description: The tornado entered Wayne County about a half mile north of Illinois Route 15, then proceeded to move northeast to a point about 1.5 miles north of Wayne City. The tornado then paralleled Route 15 just north of Sims. The tornado continued moving east toward Fairfield, and passed through the southern part of Fairfield with F-3 intensity winds. The tornado then travelled slightly south of east toward Golden Gate. The tornado weakened east of Golden Gate and finally dissipated in extreme eastern Wayne County near Ellery. The sole fatality occurred 4 miles west of Wayne City, when a 47-year-old man was killed inside his mobile home. Of the 42 hospital-treated injuries, 13 were critical. A total of 35 homes were destroyed, and 16 received major damage. The average wind speed in the tornado was 130 to 170 MPH, with peak winds at or approaching 200 MPH. The F-3 damage was located near Sims, southern sections of Fairfield, near Merriam, and areas west and north of Wayne City. Vehicles were picked up and deposited in houses. Well-constructed houses lost roofs and some walls. Weaker structures, including a tavern near Sims, were demolished. M47MH
27.81974-04-01338°43'N / 87°44'W38°45'N / 87°41'W3.30 Miles200 Yards0025K0Lawrence
27.91974-08-10339°06'N / 88°20'W0025K0Jasper
28.01989-01-07238°17'N / 88°20'W38°19'N / 88°08'W10.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Wayne
28.61989-01-07438°29'N / 87°47'W38°35'N / 87°42'W7.00 Miles200 Yards05025.0M0Wabash
28.81990-06-02438°23'N / 87°59'W38°26'N / 87°43'W13.30 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Wabash
29.31990-06-02438°15'N / 88°25'W38°19'N / 88°09'W15.50 Miles300 Yards012.5M0Wayne
30.01963-04-19238°33'N / 87°44'W38°34'N / 87°40'W3.60 Miles250 Yards00250K0Wabash
30.61956-04-03238°44'N / 87°41'W38°46'N / 87°38'W3.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lawrence
31.51989-01-07238°14'N / 88°21'W38°17'N / 88°20'W3.00 Miles100 Yards062.5M0White
31.91963-04-19238°34'N / 87°40'W38°37'N / 87°38'W3.30 Miles250 Yards010250K0Lawrence
32.41996-04-19338°15'N / 88°25'W38°16'N / 88°24'W2.00 Miles400 Yards00200K0Wayne
 Brief Description: Total damage was estimated around 3 million dollars. The tornado destroyed 3 homes and caused moderate to severe damage to 50 others. About 45 barns and outbuildings were damaged or destroyed, along with 60 to 70 grain bins. The small community of Piopolis was nearly devastated. The intensity of the tornado was just weak (F0 or F1) during most of its life, but it briefly reached F3 intensity.
33.21957-12-18338°10'N / 88°25'W38°17'N / 88°05'W19.80 Miles33 Yards04250K0Hamilton
33.61990-06-02438°15'N / 88°28'W38°15'N / 88°25'W2.60 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Hamilton
33.71971-05-06238°38'N / 87°42'W38°42'N / 87°30'W11.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lawrence
34.11989-01-07238°13'N / 88°24'W38°14'N / 88°21'W3.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Hamilton
34.71990-06-02238°46'N / 87°40'W38°50'N / 87°31'W1.00 Mile50 Yards01250K0Lawrence
34.71976-05-30238°14'N / 88°00'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0White
35.91990-06-02438°26'N / 87°43'W38°27'N / 87°35'W8.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Knox
36.21989-01-07438°35'N / 87°42'W38°37'N / 87°26'W12.00 Miles100 Yards05250K0Knox
36.41963-04-19238°37'N / 87°38'W38°37'N / 87°29'W7.90 Miles250 Yards0122.5M0Knox
36.71996-04-19238°35'N / 89°03'W38°42'N / 88°45'W20.00 Miles150 Yards077.0M0Marion
 Brief Description: Marion County was declared a Federal Disaster Area as a tornado, reaching F2 strength at its peak, created a 20 mile path of destruction from south of Odin to east of Salem. The bulk of the damage occurred on the south side of the city of Salem. The tornado moved through the county Fairgrounds, destroying numerous buildings and ripping the roofs off others. Two 2-ton trucks were turned 180 degrees by the tornado. Red Cross damage assessment teams determined that 6 mobile homes and 2 homes were destroyed in the Marion area. Another 46 homes and mobile homes were damaged. At least 23 businesses in Marion were damaged, 17 in one shopping center. Power was out to over 4000 residents. Two more homes were destroyed about 5 miles east of Marion. In one of the mobile homes destroyed on the south side of Marion, a mother and her 4 year old son took the ride of their lives. They were on the couch when the tornado struck, and ended up about 100 yards away in the middle of the debris. Both escaped serious injury. Total damage was estimated between 5 and 7 million dollars. There were only 7 injuries, all minor, primarily cuts and bruises.
37.41959-03-15239°06'N / 88°42'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0225K0Effingham
39.01996-04-19338°08'N / 88°42'W38°17'N / 88°26'W13.00 Miles400 Yards002.8M0Hamilton
 Brief Description: Total damage was estimated around 3 million dollars. The tornado destroyed 3 homes and caused moderate to severe damage to 50 others. About 45 barns and outbuildings were damaged or destroyed, along with 60 to 70 grain bins. The small community of Piopolis was nearly devastated. The intensity of the tornado was just weak (F0 or F1) during most of its life, but it briefly reached F3 intensity.
39.21960-06-22239°10'N / 88°39'W00250K0Effingham
40.31967-12-11238°31'N / 87°31'W0025K0Knox
40.61965-02-09238°06'N / 88°14'W38°08'N / 88°11'W3.30 Miles10 Yards00250K0White
41.01999-06-01238°59'N / 88°56'W39°05'N / 88°47'W10.00 Miles150 Yards0000Fayette
 Brief Description: A tornado produced a 10 mile intermittent damage path across Fayette County in the St. Elmo area. The tornado first formed southeast of Brownstown damaging 2 large machine sheds. The tornado crossed Route 170 knocking over a tractor-trailer. About 2 miles southwest of St. Elmo it destroyed several green houses. About 1 mile southwest of St. Elmo a large warehouse was destroyed. Several large steel beams supporting the warehouse were severely twisted. Also in this area, a 300 feet radio tower was destroyed, a mobile home and 3 homes were destroyed. The tornado weakened as it moved northeast of St. Elmo damaging a few outbuildings and downing trees.
41.11964-03-25238°09'N / 88°42'W38°14'N / 88°31'W11.50 Miles50 Yards0225K0Hamilton
41.32008-01-29238°11'N / 87°52'W38°12'N / 87°48'W4.00 Miles100 Yards20200K0KPosey
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A mobile home was destroyed. Two occupants of the mobile home were killed. Numerous trees were uprooted. One barn was destroyed, along with some small sheds. Four barns, three houses, and one church were damaged. The damage was mostly to roofs. Peak winds were estimated near 120 mph. The average path width was estimated to be 80 yards. The tornado continued into extreme southern Gibson County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful cold front moved rapidly southeast across southwest Indiana during the late afternoon hours. An organized line of severe thunderstorms developed along the front as it approached southern Illinois, then swept east across southwest Indiana. Widespread damaging winds accompanied the line of storms. Temperatures fell about 30 degrees in less than one hour when the very strong cold front passed through.
41.51977-08-21339°21'N / 88°28'W39°15'N / 88°12'W15.70 Miles77 Yards0025K0Cumberland
41.51955-10-06239°16'N / 88°30'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Shelby
41.51990-06-02238°50'N / 87°31'W38°52'N / 87°26'W4.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Knox
41.81974-05-30239°05'N / 87°37'W003K0Crawford
42.01990-06-02438°27'N / 87°35'W38°29'N / 87°26'W7.50 Miles200 Yards012.5M0Gibson
42.02008-01-29238°12'N / 87°48'W38°13'N / 87°45'W3.00 Miles100 Yards0050K0KGibson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado entered southern Gibson County from northern Posey County. Damage consisted mostly of downed trees and a few damaged barns and sheds. Peak winds were estimated near 120 mph. The average path width was about 80 yards. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A powerful cold front moved rapidly southeast across southwest Indiana during the late afternoon hours. An organized line of severe thunderstorms developed along the front as it approached southern Illinois, then swept east across southwest Indiana. Widespread damaging winds accompanied the line of storms. Temperatures fell about 30 degrees in less than one hour when the very strong cold front passed through.
43.41957-12-18338°12'N / 88°42'W2.50 Miles150 Yards03250K0Hamilton
43.61960-02-09238°11'N / 88°42'W38°12'N / 88°41'W1.90 Miles77 Yards01250K0Jefferson
43.91998-04-15238°30'N / 89°02'W38°32'N / 88°58'W4.00 Miles300 Yards0000Marion
 Brief Description: The thunderstorm which spawned the tornado from Cravat to Walnut Hill produced another twin/multiple vortex tornado from just northeast of Walnut Hill to the intersection of Interstate 57 and Illinois Route 161. The tornado moved through a heavily wooded area and destroyed several barns/farm implement buildings, one mobile home, and damaged several homes. The tornado narrowed in width, losing its twin characteristics as it approached the intersection of Interstate 57 and State Route 161. Six homes were damaged, one mobile home destroyed, and eleven barn/farm implement buildings were either damaged or completely destroyed. Two tractor trailers were overturned by the tornado near the intersection of I-57/161.
44.51990-06-02438°28'N / 87°29'W38°28'N / 87°26'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0025.0M0Gibson
44.71957-12-18238°20'N / 89°01'W38°21'N / 88°48'W11.60 Miles200 Yards0025K0Jefferson
44.91957-12-18238°25'N / 89°01'W38°26'N / 88°56'W4.50 Miles33 Yards0225K0Jefferson
45.51959-02-10338°45'N / 87°24'W38°48'N / 87°22'W3.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Knox
45.81971-05-06238°42'N / 87°30'W38°38'N / 87°15'W14.10 Miles50 Yards01250K0Knox
45.92002-09-20238°06'N / 87°50'W38°09'N / 87°47'W4.70 Miles150 Yards01500K0Posey
 Brief Description: The tornado destroyed 10 mobile homes and four buildings. The greatest concentration of damage was on Highway 165 about 2 miles south of Poseyville. Peak winds were estimated around 130 MPH. Among the destroyed structures was a county highway garage. Eight vehicles were tossed, including a small van that was thrown onto a debris pile. One person was treated for a cut.
46.11989-04-03338°15'N / 87°38'W38°15'N / 87°34'W3.10 Miles100 Yards0825.0M0Gibson
46.81957-12-18438°17'N / 89°05'W38°21'N / 88°47'W16.80 Miles250 Yards1452.5M0Jefferson
46.91990-05-09238°06'N / 88°37'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Hamilton
47.01998-04-15238°29'N / 89°03'W38°30'N / 89°03'W0.50 Mile350 Yards0050K0Marion
 Brief Description: A tornado which formed in Jefferson County near Cravat moved northeast into Marion County at Walnut Hill. Witnesses who saw the tornado noted a twin structure; two vortices very close to one another. Three homes suffered exterior wall or roof damage while five barns/farm implement buildings were destroyed. Trees were also uprooted.
47.21996-04-19338°09'N / 88°45'W38°09'N / 88°43'W2.00 Miles400 Yards00200K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: Total damage was estimated around 3 million dollars. The tornado destroyed 3 homes and caused moderate to severe damage to 50 others. About 45 barns and outbuildings were damaged or destroyed, along with 60 to 70 grain bins. The small community of Piopolis was nearly devastated. The intensity of the tornado was just weak (F0 or F1) during most of its life, but it briefly reached F3 intensity.
48.02002-09-20238°33'N / 87°26'W38°40'N / 87°15'W11.50 Miles150 Yards021.0M20KKnox
 Brief Description: A tornado formed along a squall line in Pike county then moved across Knox and into Daviess counties. A few homes were destroyed in Knox county and several were damaged. A conservation officer in his vehicle was thrown an eighth of a mile by the tornado.
48.21998-04-15238°25'N / 89°05'W38°28'N / 89°01'W5.00 Miles250 Yards01400K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: Six houses sustained major damage in Cravat. One house was moved about 10 feet off of its foundation with the back portion of the house destroyed. One truck and some farm machinery were tossed 50 feet. Several small barns and outbuildings were destroyed. A truck driver sustained broken ribs when his tractor trailer was lifted up by the tornado. The trailer was lifted up into a vertical position before being set back down and rolling over. Several mobile homes were overturned.
48.81990-06-02438°29'N / 87°26'W38°31'N / 87°17'W9.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Pike
49.11956-02-25238°46'N / 87°23'W38°47'N / 87°15'W7.20 Miles900 Yards0125K0Knox
49.21953-03-14238°24'N / 89°28'W38°37'N / 88°44'W42.30 Miles200 Yards00250K0Washington
49.21984-11-09238°53'N / 89°14'W39°01'N / 88°56'W18.00 Miles150 Yards0112.5M0Fayette


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