Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
000
NOUS43 KPAH 300139
PNSPAH
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-301345-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
839 PM CDT Sun Mar 29 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE MARCH 28, 2020, HENDERSON COUNTY, KY,
TORNADO EVENT...

.Henderson County...

Rating:                 EF-2
Estimated peak wind:    115 mph
Path length /Statute/:  17.0 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   500 yards
Fatalities:             Zero
Injuries:               Zero

Start date:             March 28, 2020
Start time:             7:58 PM CDT
Start location:         Corydon, KY

End date:               March 28, 2020
End time:               8:12 PM CDT
End location:           1.5 miles west of Spottsville, KY

SURVEY_SUMMARY: The tornado did roof, siding, fascia, and soffit
damage to dozens of homes along the damage path. At least a dozen
barns or outbuildings sustained roof or structural damage. One
large barn was completely destroyed, with debris scattered
hundreds of yards from its foundation. Hundreds of trees were
uprooted or had trunks snapped.

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.

$$

DWS



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.