NWS Storm Survey Confirms Two EF1 Tornadoes in Bath County on 10/7/2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/07/14 TORNADO EVENT...

...TWO CONFIRMED TORNADOES IN BATH COUNTY...

TORNADO 1...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: OCT 7 2014
START TIME: 435 PM EDT
START LOCATION: 0.6 MILES NW OF SHARPSBURG / BATH COUNTY / KY
START LAT/LON: 38.20590 / -83.93862

END DATE: OCT 7 2014
END TIME: 436 PM EDT
END LOCATION: 0.7 MILES N OF SHARPSBURG / BATH COUNTY / KY
END LAT/LON: 38.21156 / -83.93102

3 BARNS WERE DAMAGED. THERE WAS ALSO SPORADIC DAMAGE TO TREES.

TORNADO 2...

RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 35 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: OCT 7 2014
START TIME: 453 PM EDT
START LOCATION: 0.9 NE OLYMPIA SPRINGS / BATH COUNTY / KY
START LAT/LON: 38.06962 / -83.65979

END DATE: OCT 7 2014
END TIME: 453 PM EDT
END LOCATION: 1.0 NNE OLYMPIA SPRINGS / BATH COUNTY / KY
END LAT/LON: 38.06843 / -83.65520

BOAT TRAILER WITH BOAT WAS OVERTURNED AND A CAMPING TRAILER WAS BLOWN
ONTO A TRUCK. NUMEROUS SHINGLES WERE BLOWN OFF A HOUSE. THERE WAS
ALSO SPORADIC TREE DAMAGE.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM
DATA.

Path of tornado near Sharpsburg

Tornado damage near Sharpsburg

Path of tornado near Olympia Springs

Tornado damage near Olympia Springs



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