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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
956 AM CST Wed Dec 28 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 12/26/16 TORNADO EVENT...

.MARSHALL COUNTY TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    75 mph
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             DEC 26 2016
Start time:             310 PM CST
Start location:         2.1 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SHARPE KY

End date:               DEC 26 2016
End time:               310 PM CST
End location:           2.1 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SHARPE KY

SURVEY SUMMARY:

THERE WAS A VERY BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN OF JUST A FEW SECONDS
ON GEORGE CLARK ROAD. SEVERAL CEDAR TREES WERE UPROOTED AND ONE
WAS TOPPED...ONE NEARBY TREE TRUNK WAS SNAPPED OFF 8 TO 10 FEET
UP. SOFFIT DAMAGE OCCURRED TO A HOUSE...AND A NUMBER OF SHINGLES
WERE BLOWN OFF AN OUTBUILDING.

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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