Map: Track the path of the New Minden Illinois tornado
NEW MINDEN, IL (KTVI) – The National Weather Service has completed a survey of the storm damage near New Minden, IL. A tornado touched down in Washington County on Sunday.
The NWS says that peak wind speed during the event reached at least 166mphand the path was around 3 miles long. They say that the worst damage was in the town of New Minden and a small farm in the area received a direct hit from the twister. The home is totally destroyed with only the foundation remaining.
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