NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS TWO EF1 TORNADOES IN BARREN COUNTY

FIRST TORNADO: 11.5 MILES WEST OF GLASGOW, KY

STRENGTH: EF1...MAX WINDS ESTIMATED AT 100 MPH
TOUCHDOWN: APPROXIMATELY 1010PM CST
PATH LENGTH: APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE
PATH WIDTH: 100 YARDS
DAMAGE:  NO FATALITIES OR INJURIES REPORTED AT THIS TIME. TWO SMALL BARNS DESTROYED...ANOTHER DAMAGED.  SEVERAL TREES DOWN.

SECOND TORNADO:  7.3 MILES WEST OF GLASGOW, KY

STRENGTH: EF1...MAX WINDS ESTIMATED AT 90 MPH
TOUCHDOWN: APPROXIMATELY 1015PM CST
DAMAGE:  NO FATALITIES OR INJURIES REPORTED AT THIS TIME. TWO SMALL BARNS DAMAGED.



Below is a radar image of the storm that caused the tornado west of Glasgow, with the tornado warning box in red, severe thunderstorm warning boxes in yellow, and a flash flood warning box in green.  Note how the more intense reflectivities (colored in red) are bowing out to the east, an indication that strong winds are occurring.

Radar

The damage survey indicated the tornado went across the path indicated in the image below.

path

 Photos from Barren County:

Furlong

Furlong Road north of James Road

Red Cross Road

Red Cross Road ten miles west of Glasgow

Flooding

Heavy rain occurred too, and caused this flooding at Ritters Mill

Photos from Straight-Line Wind Damage in Clinton County:

Wind damage in Clinton County Wind damage in Clinton County Wind damage in Clinton County Wind damage in Clinton County


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.