NWS confirms tornado in Pike County, Ill.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:57:02 GMT —
The National Weather Service has issued a preliminary report to confirm that the Thursday storm damage in Pike County, Ill. was caused by an EF-2 tornado.
According to the NWS, the initial touchdown occurred near Martinsburg, with the tornado lifting one mile north of Detroit.
They say the path was about 12 miles and the maximum width was about 80 yards.
The NWS said the EF-2 tornado had winds at about 120 mph when it was one mile west of Detroit.
They also list the damage from Concord to Arenzville, Ill. from Morgan to Cass County as an EF-0 tornado.
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The NWS report is preliminary and is subject to change. KHQA will bring you updates as further information is released.