Wepehani Tornado Damage and Cleanup Plans PDF Print E-mail
Written by dean-arammalamma   
Sunday, 29 May 2011 06:31

From the Harold Times: "The National Weather Service confirmed Thursday it was a tornado with winds gusting as high as 110 mph that ripped through a small portion of Monroe County Wednesday night injuring at least 17 people and damaging about 30 homes.

The tornado likely touched down about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Ind. 45 and Leonard Springs Road moving northeast toward Ind. 37, said Tara Dudzik, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

The sporadic damage in that area suggests the tornado may have touched down more than once and included several “microburst events” — the downward motion of air as opposed to a rotating tornado, Dudzik said."

Unfortunatley, the above included Wepehani:

If you are interested in helping with the cleanup, we hope to organize a work session for National Trails Day (June 4th, next Saturday).  You can keep up with the planning of this session on our Forum herel

http://www.hmba.org/smf/index.php?topic=8619.0;topicseen

and on our Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hoosier-Mountain-Bike-Association/384333460060?ref=ts

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 May 2011 06:45
 
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