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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:53 PM CST on November 22, 2017

Expires 5:00 AM EST on November 23, 2017


... NWS damage survey for 11/18/2017 Todd County tornado event...

.Elkton Kentucky tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length: 0.75 miles
path width:300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Nov 18 2017
start time:336 PM CST
start location: 6 miles northwest of Elkton, Kentucky

End date: Nov 18 2017
end time: 337 PM CST
end location: 6 miles north/northwest of Elkton, Kentucky

Summary: 4 houses had more than 20% of their shingles blown off.
The tornado lifted a well built porch. A brick foundation was blown
out and insulation was blown west in the storms wake. A grain bin
was destroyed and blown 30 yards into a field. A barn was
destroyed and one of the walls was blown out of a building. The
tornado also blew storm drains and shutters off of a residence.
Numerous trees were broken off. Yard furniture was blown northwest
of tornado track. Several windows were broken in a home as well.

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.



353 PM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

... NWS damage survey for 11/18/2017 Todd County tornado event...

.Elkton Kentucky tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 85 mph
path length: 0.75 miles
path width:300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Nov 18 2017
start time:336 PM CST
start location: 6 miles northwest of Elkton, Kentucky

End date: Nov 18 2017
end time: 337 PM CST
end location: 6 miles north/northwest of Elkton, Kentucky

Summary: 4 houses had more than 20% of their shingles blown off.
The tornado lifted a well built porch. A brick foundation was blown
out and insulation was blown west in the storms wake. A grain bin
was destroyed and blown 30 yards into a field. A barn was
destroyed and one of the walls was blown out of a building. The
tornado also blew storm drains and shutters off of a residence.
Numerous trees were broken off. Yard furniture was blown northwest
of tornado track. Several windows were broken in a home as well.

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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