Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
240 PM CDT FRI OCT 3 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 2014 MARSHALL COUNTY,
KENTUCKY TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO NEAR BENTON KENTUCKY...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  ONE HALF MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   125 YARDS
FATALITIES:             NONE
INJURIES:               NONE

START DATE:             OCTOBER 3, 2014
START TIME:             1210 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         1/4 MILE SOUTHWEST OF INTERSECTION 641 AND RILEY
                        ROAD

END DATE:               OCTOBER 3, 2014
END TIME:               1211 AM
END LOCATION:           AT THE END OF PINEWOOD DRIVE

TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF BENTON WHERE A TIRE
BUSINESS WAS DESTROYED WITH LOSS OF ROOF AND LARGE PORTION OF A
BLOCK WALL. 2 ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS HAD WALL AND ROOF DAMAGE. 2
HOMES HAD FASCIA, SIDING AND SHINGLE DAMAGE. 2 GARAGES LOST SOME
SHINGLES AND A CHURCH HAD SOME SHATTERED WINDOWS.

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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SHANKLIN/YORK







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