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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
556 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/27/16 TORNADO EVENT

TORNADO # 1...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated peak wind:    80 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   125 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             APR 27 2016
Start time:             622 PM CDT
Start location:         5 miles SSW of Owensboro

End date:               APR 27 2016
End time:               624 PM CDT
End location:           4 miles S of Owensboro


SURVEY SUMMARY: Dozens of trees or large limbs broken. Partial
shingle loss; loss of facia or other minor damage to several
homes. One home had front porch blown off. A barn had its doors
blown off or bent in. One vehicle badly damaged. A stand alone
carport was lofted at least 1/10 of a mile.

.Tornado #2...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    90 mph
Path length /Statute/:  3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   150 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             APR 27 2016
Start time:             636 PM CDT
Start location:         3 miles E of Owensboro

End date:               APR 27 2016
End time:               642 PM CDT
End location:           6 miles ENE of Owensboro

SURVEY_SUMMARY: A mobile home was destroyed with at least
2 dozen others receiving minor damage. Dozens of trees or large
limbs broken. A carport and several privacy fences were damaged.
Several homes had partial loss of shingles.


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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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