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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI
236 PM CDT Tue Sep 26 2023

...NWS Damage Survey for 9/25/23 Tornado Event...

.Overview...A brief tornado occurred in a farm field near the
Stewart Tunnel between New Glarus and Belleville.  No damage
has been documented via ground survey or via local residents at
this time, but cell phone photos and videos from a nearby
resident clearly show a tornado occurring.  A local storm
chaser also documented the tornado and mentioned that it was
very briefly in contact with the ground.  Since no damage has
been documented, it is unknown how strong the tornado was.


Rating:                 EF-U
Estimated Peak Wind:    None mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.05 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             09/25/2023
Start Time:             06:10 PM CDT
Start Location:         3 SSW Belleville / Green County / WI
Start Lat/Lon:          42.8112 / -89.5603

End Date:               09/25/2023
End Time:               06:11 PM CDT
End Location:           3 SSW Belleville / Green County / WI
End Lat/Lon:            42.8118 / -89.56

Survey Summary:
Video provided by a local resident clearly shows the tornado
occurring in a field near their house, but no damage was noted
along any of the nearby roads.  Tornado likely only lasted about
10-20 seconds and stayed in the field.


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

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.


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