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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1002 PM EDT Wed Oct 08 2014

...**Preliminary** Damage Report for Georgetown, KY...

The information here is very preliminary, since the storm survey is
not yet completed. What is presented here is merely what we know, so
far. More details will follow over the course of the day as the
survey progresses.

   Damage Type: Tornado

          Date: Oct 07 2014

      EF Scale: 1
    Wind Speed: MAX 107 mph

   Path Length: Approximately 2 miles
    Path Width: Average 125-150 yards, max 200 yards

      Injuries: 0

    Start Time: 3:50 PM EDT
Start Location: 6 miles NNW Georgetown, KY
 Start Lat/Lon: 38.2821   /  -84.5967

      End Time: 3:52 PM EDT
  End Location: 4 NNW Georgetown, KY
   End Lat/Lon:  38.2701  /  -84.5676

Narrative: The EF-1 tornado touched down just south west of Malibu
Canyon Road around 6 miles NNW of Georgetown where it snapped
several hardwood trees. Winds with this initial damage ranged from
70-107 mph. The tornado then moved southeast where more trees were
snapped and an outbuilding was destroyed. As the tornado neared the
end of its path a couple of small barns were destroyed with winds
between 90 and 107 mph. At the end of the path, a couple of homes
sustained roof damage, along with additional tree damage. The
tornado lifted just east of Cincinnati Road, about 4 miles NNW of
Georgetown.

The National Weather Service wants to thank Scott County Emergency
Management for their assistance with our storm damage assessment.

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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weather.gov/louisville.

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BJS







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