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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
515 PM CST Sat Mar 11 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 02/28/17 TORNADO EVENT

.OVERVIEW...A tornado developed over Graves County KY and moved
northeast into Calloway County TN.

.Graves County Kentucky and Calloway County Kentucky

Rating:                 EF-0 Estimated peak wind:
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
path length:/Statute/:  8.4 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Feb 28 2017
Start time:             925 PM CST
Start location:         Boidsville in Graves County Kentucky

End date:               Feb 28 2017
End time:               930 PM CST
End location:           Lynn Grove in Calloway Kentucky

SURVEY SUMMARY: The tornado damage was mostly tree damage. Hundreds
of trees were snapped off about half way up the tree. Several more
were uprooted. There was minor damage to several barn roofs.

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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Surveyors...kh/dh



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