Two Tornadoes Confirmed in Menifee/Wolfe Counties Saturday April 9th

...NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS TWO BRIEF EF-0 TORNADOES ON APRIL 9TH
FROM THE SAME STORM...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEYED DAMAGE AND CONFIRMED THAT THERE
WERE TWO BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO TOUCH DOWNS APRIL 9TH. ONE TORNADO TOUCHED
DOWN AND CROSSED THE MENIFEE/WOLFE COUNTY LINE IN THE DANIEL BOONE
NATIONAL FOREST AND THE SECOND TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN WOLFE COUNTY
NEAR VALERIA.

THE FIRST EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR HIGHWAY 715 JUST WEST OF
THE GLADIE CENTER AT THE DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL FOREST. THIS TORNADO
TWISTED AND UPROOTED HUNDREDS OF TREES IN THE DANIEL BOONE NATIONAL
FOREST AND BY CROSSING HIGHWAY 715...WAS ON THE GROUND IN BOTH
MENIFEE AND WOLFE COUNTIES. DUE TO THE REMOTE LOCATION OF THIS
TORNADO...AN EXACT PATH LENGTH IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.

THE DETAILS OF THE FIRST TORNADO AND ITS PATH:

DATE: APRIL 9TH 2011
TIME: TOUCHED DOWN BRIEFLY BETWEEN 200 AND 204 PM
EF SCALE: EF-0
ESTIMATED MAX WINDS: AROUND 80 TO 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH: UNKNOWN
PATH WIDTH: ABOUT 250 YARDS
INJURIES: NONE
FATALITIES: NONE

THE SECOND EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR HIGHWAY 2027 IN WOLFE
COUNTY. THIS TORNADO LIFTED AND MOVED A WELL CONSTRUCTED OAK
BARN...TWISTED AND UPROOTED MANY LARGE TREES...AND DESTROYED AND
TOSSED A WELL ANCHORED CAR PORT. THERE WAS ALSO ADDITIONAL MINOR
DAMAGE TO TWO HOMES AND A CAR DUE TO THIS TORNADO.

THE DETAILS OF THE SECOND TORNADO AND ITS PATH:

DATE: APRIL 9TH 2011
TIME: TOUCHED DOWN BRIEFLY BETWEEN 205 AND 209 PM
EF SCALE: EF-0
ESTIMATED MAX WINDS: AROUND 80 TO 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH: AROUND ONE QUARTER OF A MILE
PATH WIDTH: ABOUT 100 YARDS
INJURIES: NONE
FATALITIES: NONE



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