- 577 persons were treated in hospitals for
- 26 persons were injured preparing for the tornado.
Injuries preparing for the tornado occurred when persons fell down stairs
going to a storm shelter or basement; or the door of the storm shelter hit
their head, foot, or finger; or falling or running into something while
running to seek shelter. Most injuries were minor.
- 39 persons were injured after the tornado during
clean-up, or trying to get into or out of damaged areas. Common injuries
were puncture wounds from stepping on a nail, and muscle strains from
lifting heavy objects. Two persons were admitted to a hospital as a result
of a MVC.