Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 4/3/18 HICKMAN COUNTY TORNADO EVENT #1...

.CLINTON KENTUCKY NORTHWEST TORNADO...

Rating: EF-1
Estimated peak wind:100 mph
Path length /Statute/: 1/3 mile
Path width /Maximum/: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date: April 3, 2018
Start time: 709 PM CDT
Start location:4 miles north northwest of Clinton

End date:               April 3, 2018
End time:               710 PM CDT
End location:           4 miles north northwest of Clinton
near intersection of Hwys 58 and 1540

Survey Summary: Trees were snapped and uprooted, a roof was lifted
off a barn and thrown 50 feet into the woods, a metal roof was peeled
back on a house, and a rotten tree fell on a mobile home and destroyed it.

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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