NWS: EF0 tornado hit near Johnston City, IL on June 28

EF-0 tornado confirmed in Johnston City, IL

JOHNSTON CITY, IL (KFVS) - Preliminary damage survey results from the National Weather Service show an EF0 tornado hit near Johnston City, Ill. on June 28.

The tornado with 1.25 miles east of town.

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Estimated time was around 7:12 p.m. The twister packed winds of 85 mph. The path was for a quarter mile and the width 75 yards. There were no injuries.

NWS Survey Summary:

A softwood tree was snapped in front of a single
story house on Peterson Avenue, and several shingles were blown off of the roof.

Two garage buildings were blown off their foundation, and debris was scattered a couple hundred yards downstream.

A tree fell onto power lines, causing a wooden power pole to snap at the base.

An eyewitness reported watching a tornado destroy the two garage buildings.

It continued on the ground a few hundred yards onto his property, where he saw a cedar tree that was briefly lifted and other numerous trees snapped.

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