Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY
NOUS43 KPAH 130225 CCA
Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
925 PM CDT TUE JUL 12 2016
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/06/16 TORNADO EVENT...
...Tornado in Kentucky...
Estimated peak wind: 105 mph
Path length /Statute/: 3.8 miles
Path width /Maximum/: 250 yards
Start date: Jul 6 2016
Start time: 122 PM CDT
Start location: 1.2 miles nne of Bandana KY
End date: Jul 6 2016
End time: 133 PM CDT
End location: 5.5 miles nne of Kevil KY
Tornado touched down on Bandana road and did significant damage to a home,
barn, and grain bin. Home and barn had roof ripped off, residence next
door had shingle damage. Empty grain bin across the street was lifted off
foundation and had significant dents. Debris from barn roof was thrown
at least a half mile. The rest of the damage was mainly to large, mature
trees. A few homes sustained minor roof and siding damage 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
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.