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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
430 PM EST Mon Nov 20 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 11/18/2017 Tornado Event...

.Taylor County, Kentucky Tornado...

EF Scale Rating:           EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:       90-95 mph
Path Length/Statue/:       1.4 miles
Path Width/Maximum/:       50 yards
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                11/18/2017
Start Time:                6:00 PM EDT
Start Location:            5.3 miles north of Campbellsville, KY
Start Lat/Lon:             37.4209 / -85.3478

End Date:                  11/18/2017
End Time:                  6:01 PM EDT
End Location:              5.4 miles NNE of Campbellsville, KY
End Lat/Lon:               37.4202 / -85.322

Survey Summary:

This small, narrow squall-line spinup tornado moved over rural
countryside, damaging or destroying a half dozen outbuildings and
doing minor tree damage as it traveled east-southeast over three
farmsteads. Only minor roof damage occurred to one home in its path.
NWS Louisville thanks Taylor County Emergency Management for their
assistance in this damage survey.

EF Scale:  The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak.....65 to 85 MPH
EF1...Weak.....86 to 110 MPH
EF2...Strong...111 to 135 MPH
EF3...Strong...136 to 165 MPH
EF4...Violent..166 to 200 MPH
EF5...Violent..>200 MPH

Note:  The information in this statement is preliminary and subject
to change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.

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JBS



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