Oldham County

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
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

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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Tornado damage:

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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
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

Most damage was to trees and power lines.  Some minor barn damage.

 

Straight-line wind damage:

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