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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
534 PM EDT Fri Apr 7 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 04/05/2017 Tornado Event

.Green County, KY Tornado

EF Scale Rating:           EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:       105 mph
Path Length/Statue/:       0.8
Path Width/Maximum/:       250
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                04/05/2017
Start Time:                5:20 PM EDT
Start Location:            3 miles NE of Center, KY
Start Lat/Lon:             37.1804 / -85.669

End Date:                  04/05/2017
End Time:                  5:20 PM EDT
End Location:              3.8 miles NE of Center, KY
End Lat/Lon:               37.1882 / -85.6595

Survey Summary:

The tornado touched down in an open field and moved northeast toward
a corner on Mahogany Lane. Two small vortices - one 50 yards wide
and the other 100 yards wide - reached speeds up to 105 mph as they
destroyed a large, well-built barn and two smaller outbuildings in
addition to a 5th-wheel trailer.  The debris from each of these
structures was blown to the northeast up to 1/4 mile, and exhibited
both convergence and rotation.

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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