Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1212 PM CDT WED OCT 15 2014


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR OCTOBER 13, 2014 TORNADO EVENT...

...TORNADO 1...STODDARD COUNTY INTO BOLLINGER COUNTY

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    107 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             130 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 MILES WEST OF PUXICO

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               143 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1 MILE NORTHWEST OF STURDIVANT

THE TORNADO MAINLY SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES ALONG THE PATH.
TREE DAMAGE INCLUDED ONE TREE FALLING ON A HOME AND DOWNED
POWER LINES.

...TORNADO 2...BOLLINGER COUNTY

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    107 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             145 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ZALMA

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               158 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           6 1/2 MILES NORTHEAST OF ZALMA

THE TORNADO DESTROYED TWO SMALL BARNS AND A FEW SILOS. A MOBILE
HOME WAS SHIFTED OFF ITS FOUNDATION. A HOUSE NEXT TO THE MOBILE
HOME HAD ITS PORCH BLOWN OVER THE HOUSE. ANOTHER HOUSE HAD A CARPORT
THAT COLLAPSED AND FELL ON VEHICLES. A THIRD HOME SUSTAINED DAMAGE
MAINLY TO WINDOWS. OTHERWISE NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED WERE SNAPPED
AND UPROOTED ALONG THE PATH.

...TORNADO 3...BOLLINGER COUNTY

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    93 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             202 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3/4 MILE SOUTHWEST OF LEOPOLD

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               203 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1 1/4 MILE NORTHEAST OF LEOPOLD

THE TORNADO DAMAGED A FEW BARNS, THROWING DEBRIS ACROSS A YARD AND
BUCKLING ONE BARN ROOF. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED ALONG
THE PATH.

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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