EF-1 Tornadoes Touchdown on Monday in Floyd and Whitley Counties

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
721 PM EDT TUE APR 5 2011

...NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS EF1 TORNADO IN WHITLEY COUNTY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KENTUCKY CONFIRMED AN EF1
TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON MONDAY APRIL 4TH. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
NORTHWEST OF WILLAMSBURG KENTUCKY ALONG BRAYS CHAPEL ROAD AND
REMAINED ON THE GROUND UNTIL JUST WEST OF AIRPORT ROAD. THE TORNADO
CROSSED HIGHWAY 25W AND KENTUCKY 204 WHILE DOWNING AND UPROOTING MANY
TREES AND CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO SEVERAL BARNS AND
OUTBUILDINGS IN ITS PATH. ADDITIONAL STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE
OCCURRED JUST EAST OF WHERE THE TORNADO LIFTED...FROM AROUND AIRPORT
ROAD EAST OVER INTERSTATE 75.

THE DETAILS OF THE TORNADO AND ITS PATH:

DATE: APRIL 4TH 2011
TIME: TOUCHDOWN AROUND 503PM EDT
EF-SCALE: EF-1
ESTIMATED MAX WINDS: 90-95 MPH
PATH LENGTH: ABOUT 1.75 MILES
PATH WIDTH: ABOUT 0.50 MILES
INJURIES: NONE
FATALITIES: NONE

          

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
402 PM EDT WED APR 6 2011

...NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS EF1 TORNADO IN FLOYD COUNTY...

A SURVEY TEAM CONSISTING OF NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL HAVE CONFIRMED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
IN FLOYD COUNTY ON MONDAY APRIL 4TH. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 2.7
MILES SOUTH OF TEABERRY AROUND 621 PM EDT. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN
ON SMOKEY BRANCH IN EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTY...AND DESTROYED
A TRAILER HOME AND DOWNED CLOSE TO 100 TREES.

THE DETAILS OF THE TORNADO AND ITS PATH:

DATE: APRIL 4TH 2011
TIME: TOUCHDOWN AROUND 621 PM EDT
EF-SCALE: EF-1
ESTIMATED MAX WINDS: AROUND 90 MPH
PATH LENGTH: 0.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH: ABOUT 100 YARDS
INJURIES: NONE
FATALITIES: NONE

     



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