Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
250 PM CDT THU OCT 16 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR OCTOBER 13, 2014 TORNADO EVENT...

...TORNADO 1...JEFFERSON COUNTY

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             407 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3.1 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF BLUFORD

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               408 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           3.6 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF BLUFORD

THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN ALONG NORTH SEAGULL LANE
AND BROUGHT DOWN POWER LINES ALONG THE ROAD. A BARN WAS
DAMAGED WITH ITS METAL ROOF PEELED TOWARD THE NORTH. THE
TORNADO DAMAGED THE ROOF OF A HOUSE AND DESTROYED A BARN.
METAL CHAIRS WERE PUSHED UP ALONG A RAILING NEAR THE
HOUSE. TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED.

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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