Submit Your Severe Weather Observation
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What was the date and time of your observation?
What was the location of your Observation? (City and County)
Did you observe any hail? If yes, then please choose the largest observed size?
Pea size (less than a three quarters of an inch diameter)
Dime size (three quarters of an inch diameter)
Nickel size (between three quarters and one inch diameter)
Quarter size (One inch diameter)
Ping pong ball size
Golf ball size
Did you experience strong winds? If yes, how strong would you estimate the highest gust?
No strong winds
Wind gusts 25 to 40 mph, small trees move, large tree branches move, umbrellas are hard to hold
Wind gusts 41 to 57 mph, large trees move, twigs break, walking is very difficult
Wind gusts 58 to to 69 mph, large tree branches break, shingles blow off roofs, minor damage to buildings
Wind gusts 70 to 80 mph, trees uprooted, moderate damage to buildings
Wind gusts greater than 80 mph, extensive damage
Give a brief description of the wind damage you experienced, and your best estimate
of the highest sustained winds and strongest gust you experienced.
Did you spot a tornado, waterspout, or funnel cloud?
No rotation spotted
Yes, I saw a tornado
Yes, I saw a waterspout
Yes, I saw a funnel cloud
If you spotted a tornado, waterspout, or funnel cloud, give a brief description of the
event, exact location, and any damage you may have observed.
If you received heavy rains or flooding, give a brief description.
(Optional) If you wish, you can include your name.
(Optional) If you are a spotter, include your spotter number.
If this form will not work on your system, you can e-mail your report directly to firstname.lastname@example.org