Shortly after midnight on April 20th, 2011, a tornado briefly touched down in Oldham County:
Event: EF1 tornado
Begin time: 12:49am EDT
End time: 12:49am EDT
Begin point: 1.9 miles northwest of Lagrange
End point: 1.7 miles northwest of Lagrange
Wind speed: 90mph
Path length: 0.2 mile
Path width: 80 yards
The tornado destroyed a small barn and snapped large hardwood trees about 30 feet off the ground when it touched down. Roof damage occurred as well.
The following photos were taken by a NWS Storm Survey Team.
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Event: Straight line wind
Begin time: 12:46am EDT
End time: 12:50am EDT
Begin point: 3 miles southwest of Buckner
End point: Lagrange
Wind speed: up to 70 mph
Path length: 6.5 miles
Path width: 160 yards
Most damage was to trees and power lines. Some minor barn damage.
Straight-line wind damage:
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