January 30, 2013 Edmonson County EF-1

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...EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Edmonson County...

Damage Type:  Tornado

Date:  January 30, 2013

Begin Time:  3:42am EST
End Time:  3:44am EST

Begin Point:  Rocky Hill
End Point:  2.7 miles northeast of Rocky Hill

EF Scale:  EF-1
Wind speed:  90 mph

Path length:  2.7 miles
Path width:  100 yards

Narrative: The tornado touched down two separate times along the path in Edmonson County. Near Rocky Hill a barn was destroyed and two outbuildings lost their roofs.  Cedar trees were snapped.  Towards the end of the path a pole barn was destroyed and a home was unroofed on US 31W.

EF-Scale:  The Enahnced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the following categories:
EF-0:  Weak, 65 to 85 mph
EF-1:  Weak, 86 to 110 mph
EF-2:  Strong, 111 to 135 mph
EF-3:  Strong, 136 to 165 mph
EF-4:  Violent, 166 to 200 mph
EF-5:  Violent, >200 mph


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