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Weather Vault: 11/17/13; Altamont Tornado

An EF-2 tornado struck areas west adn north of Altamont on November 11/17/13
Posted:  12:43 AM 11/22/13
Updated:  7:27 PM 11/22/13

At 12:22 PM on November 17th, 2013, a tornado touched down near Brownstown, IL and southwest of St. Elmo.  The tornado then moved northeast, across Highway 40 and missed any towns, but did affect farmland.  The tornado reached wind speeds of 120 mph, which makes it an EF-2 tornado.  It was on the ground for 11.5 miles and reached a width of 200 yards.  The tornado lifted 3.1 miles northwest of Altamont. 
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