Breckinridge and Meade Counties

A single weak but fairly long-tracked tornado cut across Breckinridge County into Meade County around midnight April 19th - 20th, 2011:

Event:  EF-0 Tornado
Begin time:  11:54pm EDT
End time:  12:04am EDT
Begin point:  7.3 miles southwest of Payneville
End point:  4.3 miles west of Brandenburg
Wind speed:  Up to 80 mph
Path length:  11 miles
Path width:  50 yards
Injuries:  0
Deaths:  0

The worst damage with this tornado occurred at a house in an elevated location along Sirocco Road in Meade County.  At that location a carport that was attached to the house blew across the field behind it.  Trees were snapped or uprooted, a barn door was blown in, and shingles were blown off of the roof of another nearby house.

All of the following photos were taken by a NWS Storm Survey Team in Meade County.

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