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NOUS43 KPAH 050124

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
824 PM CDT Wed Apr 4 2018


.Near Burna in Livingston County Kentucky...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    125 mph
Path length /Statute/:  4.3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   300 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             April 3, 2018
Start time:             654 PM CDT
Start location:         2 miles west of Burna

End date:               April 3, 2018
End time:               659 PM CDT
End location:           3 miles northeast of Burna

SURVEY_SUMMARY: Dozens of trees snapped or uprooted. One well-built two
story home was twisted on its basement foundation. All basement walls
were cracked and water lines broken. Part of roof lifted and part of
east facing wall was torn off and furniture sucked into the yard. A
tree fell on and killed a horse. Four vehicles destroyed, one was
rolled 50 feet. A few outbuildings destroyed.

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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