Tornadoes of October 16, 1925

October 16, 1925
Counties:  Warren, Edmonson, Hart
F-scale:  F3
Deaths: 1
Injuries:  44
Path width:  300 yards
Path length:  45 miles (probably a family of tornadoes)
Time:  4:00pm
Notes:  A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved from six miles west of Bowling Green to beyond Munfordville.  Homes were wrecked near Kuykendall's Store west of Bowling Green and in Davenport on Barren River Pike.  Three houses and four barns were blown into the Barren River at Thomas Landing, injuring ten people.  A car was blown off the road, over a fence, and into a field.  The vehicle landed on its tires and the driver survived, despite the top half of the car getting sheared off.  Additional damage occurred in the Richardsville area.  In Edmonson County, barns and a hotel were torn apart near Mammoth Cave National Park, along with the home of a cave tour guide.  In Hart County the tornado and its attendant straight-line winds mowed down a path five miles wide.  Three people were injured as houses were unroofed and barns destroyed.  Canmer and Woodsonville were the hardest struck districts.  Seven barns were blown down near Munfordville.

Morning Weather Map

Weather Map October 16, 1925


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