Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY
NOUS43 KLMK 100014
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
814 PM EDT THU OCT 9 2014
...Updated Storm Damage Report for the EF1 north of Georgetown, KY...
Damage Type: Tornado
Date: Oct 7 2014
EF Scale: 1
Wind Speed: MAX 107 mph
Path Length: 3.6 miles
Path Width: 150 yards
Start Time: 3:49 PM EDT
Start Location: 6.8 miles NNW Georgetown, KY
Start Lat/Lon: 38.2102 / -84.5584
End Time: 3:52 PM EDT
End Location: 4.1 N Georgetown, KY
End Lat/Lon: 38.2102 / -84.6268
Narrative: The EF-1 tornado touched down near the corner of Glass
Road and Sulphur Wells Road where it snapped several hardwood trees.
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 (US 25).
The National Weather Service thanks Scott County Emergency
Management for their assistance with our storm damage assessment.
EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
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
Note: The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
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