March 8 Tornado Damage Survey Updated

National Weather Service damage surveys for the March 8 events include a third tornado. The first tornado was an EF0 crossing the Wabash River from Illinois to a few miles southwest of Oaktown north of Vincennes. Two other tornadoes occurred in Lawrence County.  A map and damage pictures from Lawrence county are shown below (click any image for a larger version):

Tornado Track Path - Click to Enlarge

  EF3 tornado in Fayetteville. Length two miles, width 1/8 mile. Latitude/Longitude midpoint track: 38.85075  86.59879

Fayetteville damage photo - Click to Enlarge

 

Fayetteville damage photo 2 - click to enlarge

EF0 tornado 2 miles north of Bedford. Length 1/5 mile, width 50 yards. Latitude/Longitude midpoint track 38.88341 86.48446.

Bedford damage photo - click to enlarge

Bedford damage photo 2 - click to enlarge

Together the Lawrence County tornadoes destroyed 3 homes and damaged 19 homes. Only tree damage resulted from the tornado in Knox County.

Straight line wind damage also occurred in Odon (Daviess Co.) and Freelandville (Knox Co.).

 For more information on the EF scale go to http://www.spc.noaa.gov/faq/tornado/ef-scale.html.

 



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