Tornadoes of October 18, 2007

October 18, 2007
Counties:  Jefferson, KY
EF-scale:  EF0
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  75 yards
Path length:  Less than 440 yards
Time:  7:10pm EDT to 7:11pm EDT
Notes:  Touched down at the Kroger's store at 2200 Brownsboro Road.  Windows were blown out, a cart corral was blown into a vehicle, and a power pole was blown down.

October 18, 2007
Counties:  Hancock, Perry
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  220 yards
Path length:  14 miles (skipping)
Time:  6:18pm CDT to 6:45pm CDT
Notes:  This tornado touched down along the Daviess County line near Gatewood and did primarily tree and power line damage as it headed northeast.  The tornado lifted slightly and passed over Hawesville as a funnel cloud (though 75 mph winds still did damage in town).  The tornado came back to earth just on the other side of Cannelton and proceeded northeast into the Hoosier National Forest, damaging the Girl Scout Camp on Cann Heights Road and lifting at Plock Knob.

October 18, 2007
Counties:  Breckinridge
EF-scale:  EF2
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  300 yards
Path length:  3 miles
Time:  9:26pm CDT to 9:33pm CDT
Notes:  Touchdown was a mile east-northeast of Stinnettsville.  The tornado moved northeast and produced major damage in Rosetta where it destroyed the Fountain of Faith Church.  A 4500 pound tractor was moved seven feet and a 16-foot trailer was wrapped around a tree.  The tornado lifted near the intersection of KY 333 and M. H. Dowell Road.

October 18, 2007
Counties:  Dubois
EF-scale:  EF0
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  125 yards
Path length:  2 miles
Time:  9:27pm EDT to 9:30pm EDT
Notes:  The door of a house was blown out about four miles northeast of Ferdinand, near the start of the tornado path. A barn was damaged about a half mile
south of Kyana, near the end of the damage path. Over 100 large oak trees were snapped off or uprooted in the Ferdinand Forest.


October 18, 2007
Counties:  Clark, IN
EF-scale:  EF3
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  440 yards
Path length:  5 miles (skipping)
Time:  10:03pm EDT to 10:09pm EDT
Notes:  Began on Bull Creek Road west of Vesta where it scoured the ground. Moving northeast, it devastated a home near Hibernia when the two-story house was blown completely off of its basement foundation and destroyed.  Two large barns, a silo, and a stable were also destroyed on the same property.  The tornado lifted just shy of the Ohio River near the end of Fulton Road.


October 18, 2007
Counties:  Meade
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  300 yards
Path length:  2.5 miles
Time:  10:50pm EDT to 10:55pm EDT
Notes:  This tornado began one mile northeast of Flaherty, damaged buildings at the intersection of US 60 and KY 1882, and lifted in western Fort Knox near Camp Carlson.

October 18, 2007
Counties:  Bullitt
EF-scale:  EF1
Deaths:  0
Injuries:  0
Path width:  200 yards
Path length:  2.5 miles (skipping)
Time:  11:20pm EDT to 11:26pm EDT
Notes:  Damage was done to homes in the south end of Brooks along Meadowbrook Drive, Clearbrook Drive, Hillbrook Drive, Bells Mill Road, and Hill Creek Road.

Morning Weather Map

Weather Map October 18, 2007


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