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NOUS43 KPAH 271937

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
137 PM CST Tue Feb 27 2018


.Golo Tornado in eastern Graves County...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated peak wind:    100 mph
Path length /Statute/:  1.13 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             February 24 2018
Start time:             742 PM CST
Start location:         1.5 miles WNW of Golo

End date:               February 24 2018
End time:               743 PM CST
End location:           1.3 miles NW of GOLO

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Tornado touched down on Bill Riley Rd and blew
some shingles off a roof and uprooted or snapped a few trees.
Tornado continued northeast and damaged trees along the path. On
Byrd Rd the roof of a residence was uplifted briefly and a window
was blown in. Behind the residence a mobile home with a wood base
was lifted/rolled about 30 yards down a hill and was still intact.
A small outbuilding was also destroyed on the property. Several
large trees were uprooted or snapped on the property. The tornado
continued northeast damaging trees and lifted along Dave Miller Rd.

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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