Scott County, Indiana

Two tornadoes struck Scott County on April 20, 2011:

Tornado #1:
EF Scale:  EF0
Begin time:  12:14am EDT
End time:  12:27am EDT
Begin point:  4 miles south southwest of Little York in Washington County
End point:  5 miles north northeast of Austin
Wind speed:  Up to 80 mph
Path length:  13 miles
Path width:  up to 200 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

Several trees were snapped or uprooted and a roof was damaged near North Rutherford Hollow Road.  Mainly tree damage was observed along the rest of the path. 

Tornado #2:
EF Scale:  EF0
Begin time:  12:19am EDT
End time:  12:31am EDT
Begin point:  Scottsburg
End point:  2.5 miles east of Deputy in Jefferson County
Wind speed:  Up to 80 mph
Path length:  12.3 miles
Path width:  up to 100 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

The Holiday Inn at Interstate 65 was damaged on the east side of the second floor.  Several nearby houses suffered roof damage.  In Scottsburg several roofs were damaged and many trees and branches were blown down.  Near Indiana 203 and North Bethlehem Road several trees were down and agricultural buildings and residences experienced roof damage.  Tree damage continued until the end of the damage path near Deputy Pike Road.


 

The following photos were taken by a NWS Storm Survey Team.

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The following photos were taken by resident Jeanne Newton:

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