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NOUS43 KPAH 061925

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
225 PM CDT Thu Apr 6 2017


.Williamson County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    105 mph
Path length /Statute/:  0.1 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   25 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             April 5 2017
Start time:             210 PM CDT
Start location:         4 miles east southeast of Carbondale IL

End date:               April 5, 2017
End time:               210 PM CDT
End location:           4 miles east southeast of Carbondale IL

A brief tornado touchdown along Cameron rd in southeast Williamson
county. Two residences were damaged. The first sustained minor shingle
damage. Between the residences trees were snapped and thrown. The
trunk of one was impaled into the side of the garage of the second
residence. The second residence sustained damage to the eastward
facing side of the house. The cupola was destroyed and the roof
was uplifted. This was the only part of the roof that was not
secured by hurricane clips. Debris from the house were thrown
a couple hundred yards and insulation was stuck in nearby trees.
No trees were damaged on either side of the homes.

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

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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