January 30, 2013 Harrison County, IN and Jefferson County, KY EF-0

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...EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Harrison County Indiana and Jefferson County, Kentucky...

Damage Type: Tornado

Date: Jan 30, 2013

Begin Time: 4:17 AM EST
 End Time: 4:18 AM EST

Begin Point: 3.2 miles east of Elizabeth, Indiana 
End Point: 1 mile west-southwest of Pleasure Ridge Park, KY

EF Scale: 0

Wind Speed: 80 mph

Path Length: 2.8 miles 

Path Width: 325 yards

Narrative: An NWS survey team has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touch down east of Elizabeth in Harrison County, Indiana. Four homes and two barns were damaged along Highway 111.  The porch of one home was lifted and thrown 30 feet.  The walls of one of the barns collapsed in multiple directions.  Trees were down in this location as well. The track of the tornado extended to the Ohio River and into Jefferson County, Kentucky. Northwest of Valley Station many softwood trees were damaged, a pine tree was snapped, and a trampoline was blown over.   The National Weather Service is thankful to Harrison County Emergency Management for their assistance with our storm damage assessment.


 Below is another photo of the damage along the path:

Harrison County, Indiana

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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