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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville, KY
356 PM EDT Mon Apr 25 2022 /256 PM CDT Mon Apr 25 2022/

...NWS Damage Survey for 04/13/2022 Tornado Event

.Northeast Shelby County KY Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    70 mph
Path Length /Statute/:  1.5 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   60 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/13/2022
Start Time:             8:54 PM EDT
Start Location:         1 W Old Christianburg
Start Lat/Lon:          38.2805 / -85.1097

End Date:               04/13/2022
End Time:               8:56 PM EDT
End Location:           Old Christianburg / Shelby County / KY
End Lat/Lon:            38.2873 / -85.0829

Survey Summary:

The National Weather Service in Louisville confirmed a
EF0 tornado of 70 mph in far Northeastern Shelby County from
April 13. Several delayed damage reports came in, and storm
survey crews went across several sections of Shelby County.

The tornado began just southwest of the intersection of Ford Road
and Christianburg Road in the Cropper township. Some cedar and
pine trees were topped and twisted, just north of the CSX railroad.
The tornado uprooted a 35 foot magnolia tree at the intersection
of Ford Road and Christianburg Road, along with several other
trees being topped and twisted. One barn had very minor roof
panel damage too. The tornado winds were consistent at 70 mph
with a width of between 50 and 60 yards.

The weak tornado was intermittent, with sporadic tree damage with
trees topped and twisted  along Burg Creek and could located no
damage further east towards Steve Wood Road. The damage corresponds
well with WSR-88D imagery, especially with a tightening couplet on
the velocity data around 855 pm edt. The team also went to 599
Fry`s Oldburg Rd, and determined that a barn sustained 60 mph
straight line winds. There was significant barn roof damage and all
the damage was facing from an westerly to easterly direction.


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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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JDG


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