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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
332 PM CST Fri Mar 3 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR FEBRUARY 28, 2017 TRIGG COUNTY TORNADO EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...A tornado moved across southeast portions of Trigg County
Kentucky late in the evening of February 28.

.Trigg County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    105 mph
Path length /Statute/:  8 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   400 yards
Fatalities:             None
Injuries:               None

Start date:             February 28
Start time:             1130 PM CST
Start location:         5 NE of Linton Kentucky

End date:               February 28
End time:               1138 PM CST
End location:           3 SW of Caledonia

An EF1 tornado made an 8 mile path across portions of southeast Trigg
county.  Hundreds of trees were snapped or uprooted, and one grain bin was
destroyed.  There was major structural damage to numerous barns, and there
were many homes with siding and/or roof damage.

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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