Tornado Touches Down on Johnson/Lawrence County Line on June 9th

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
1255 PM EDT MON JUN 10 2013
...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR LOWMANSVILLE IN LAWRENCE COUNTY
KENTUCKY...
LOCATION...LOWMANSVILLE IN LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY
DATE...JUNE 09 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...5:55PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50YDS
PATH LENGTH...1/2 MI
BEGINNING LAT/LON...37.91N/ -82.72
ENDING LAT/LON...37.93N /-82.70
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0
* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.
...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON WV HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR LOWMANSVILLE IN LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY ON
JUNE 09 2013.
PATH LENGTH WAS CONTINUOUS FOR 1/2 MILE WITH EVIDENCE OF NON-
CONTINUOUS DAMAGE FOR 2 MILES
.
THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/RLX.
FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.


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