NWS: Jefferson County tornado EF1

NWS: Jefferson County tornado EF1

OPDYKE, IL (KFVS) - Damage survey reports from the National Weather Service confirm an EF1 tornado Sunday in Jefferson County, Illinois.

It happened around 1:02 p.m., 1.5 miles northeast of Opdyke.

Peak winds were 107 mph with a maximum path width of 25 yeards.

According to NWS, the twister briefly touched down on the north side of I-64 and several trees were snapped.

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