Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1201 PM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR AUG 17, 2014 HENDERSON COUNTY TORNADO EVENT...

.ROBARDS, KY IN HENDERSON COUNTY...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   60 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             AUGUST 17TH, 2014
START TIME:             4:49 PM CST
START LOCATION:         3.5 NE ROBARDS KY. EAST SIDE OF I-69 INCLUDING
                        NORTH PLESANT VALLEY ROAD

END DATE:               AUGUST 17TH, 2014
END TIME:               4:53 PM CST
END LOCATION:           3.75 ENE ROBARDS KY

DAMAGE: 3 HOMES AND A MOBILE HOME DAMAGED. ONE HOME LOST NUMEROUS
SHINGLES AND INCURRED SOME LOSS OF SIDING ALONG WITH PARTIAL REMOVAL
OF FRONT PORCH SUPPORTS. AT LEAST 3 OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED OR SHIFTED
FROM THEIR FOUNDATION. THE SMALL MOBILE HOME WAS SHIFTED OFF ITS
FOUNDATION. NUMEROUS LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE BROKEN ALONG WITH A COUPLE
OF UPROOTED TREES. THE TORNADO REVEALED A VERY CONVERGENT DAMAGE PATH
IN A CORD FIELD JUST WEST OF NORTH PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD WHERE A
60 YARD WIDE SWATH OF CORN WAS DOWNED.

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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