Final Friday tally: Derecho produced 16(!) tornadoes around Quad Cities area

The final numbers are in, and they’re staggering!

Meteorologists with the NWS in Davenport have now confirmed Friday’s derecho produced 16 tornadoes in our Quad Cities NWS coverage area!

Tornadoes were reported in Rock Island County and Scott County, among several other counties.

8 tornadoes were rated EF-1 and one was an EF-0. the other 7 didn’t produce enough damage to be able to properly be surveyed, and are given the classification of EF-U for “unknown.”

For a full summary on all 16 tornadoes, including the one that tracked across the ground for 20 miles through Rock Island County, click here

(Gabe Zwierznyski,
(Gabe Zwierznyski,

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