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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
1223 AM EDT WED JUL 9 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED 2 MILES SW OF WARSAW IN GALLATIN COUNTY
KENTUCKY...

LOCATION...2 MILES SW OF WARSAW IN GALLATIN COUNTY KENTUCKY
DATE...JULY 7 2014
ESTIMATED TIME...740 PM - 742 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...200 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1/2 MILE
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.7711N / 84.9331W
ENDING LAT/LON...38.7652N / 84.9286W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OH HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO 2 MILES SW OF WARSAW IN GALLATIN COUNTY KENTUCKY ON
JULY 7 2014.

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEY TEAM EVALUATED DAMAGE TO
TWO DOCKS AND ASSOCIATED STRUCTURES AT CRAIGS CREEK LAKE. SEVERAL
DOWNED TREES AND LIMBS WERE ALSO NOTED IN THREE AREAS ALONG THE
SHORE NEAR THESE DOCKS. ALL OF THIS DAMAGE WAS NEAR THE WESTERN
PORTION OF THE LAKE. THE DAMAGE WAS DETERMINED TO BE THE RESULT
OF AN EF-0 TORNADO THAT BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN IN THIS AREA...WITH
MAXIMUM WINDS OF 80 MPH.

ADDITIONAL DAMAGE WAS SURVEYED CLOSER TO WARSAW...INCLUDING DOWNED
TREES IN SEVERAL NEIGHBORHOODS NEAR US ROUTE 42...AND DAMAGE NEAR
GALLATIN HIGH SCHOOL. THIS DAMAGE WAS DETERMINED TO BE CAUSED BY
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

MORE DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED IN A FOLLOW-UP STATEMENT LATER
TODAY.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILN.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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