Tornadoes of October 1, 1977

October 1, 1977
Counties:  Harrison IN
F-scale:  F1
Deaths:  1
Injuries:  1
Path width:  40 yards
Path length:  1/2 mile
Time:  7:00am
Grazulis narrative:  Moved southeast, hitting a rural mobile home eight miles northeast of Corydon, blowing it apart, killing a man, and scattering debris for almost a mile.  The side of a two-story home was torn off.
Noted discrepancies:  SPC and NCDC list this as an F1, Grazulis says F2.

October 1, 1977
Counties:  Marion
F-scale:  F1
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Time:  8:00am
Noted discrepancies:  None

October 1, 1977
Counties:  Fayette
F-scale:  F1
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Time:  8:00am
Noted discrepancies:  SPC's beginning lat/lon is in Scott County KY.  Cannot plot this tornado without further research.

October 1, 1977
Counties:  Hardin
F-scale:  F2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  30 yards
Path length:  2 miles
Time:  4:00pm
Grazulis narrative:  A new brick home was destroyed and the neighboring home was unroofed in a brief touchdown in Radcliff.
Noted discrepancies:  SPC and NCDC list this as an F2, Grazulis calls it an F3.  SPC and NCDC time it at 4:00pm, Grazulis and Storm Data 6:00pm.  SPC, Grazulis, and NCDC list the path width at 30 yards, Storm Data says 1 yard.

Morning Weather Map

Weather Map October 1, 1977


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