EF1 Tornado in Western Barren County...updated 7 PM EST

PRELIMINARY NWS STORM SURVEY CONFIRMS EF1 TORNADO WITH TWO TOUCHDOWNS IN BARREN COUNTY

FIRST TOUCHDOWN: 11.5 MILES WEST OF GLASGOW, KY

STRENGTH: EF1...MAX WINDS ESTIMATED AT 100 MPH
TOUCHDOWN: APPROXIMATELY 1010PM CST
PATH LENGTH: APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE
PATH WIDTH: 100 YARDS
DAMAGE:  NO FATALITIES OR INJURIES REPORTED AT THIS TIME. TWO SMALL BARNS DESTROYED...ANOTHER DAMAGED.  SEVERAL TREES DOWN.

 

SECOND TOUCHDOWN:  7.3 MILES WEST OF GLASGOW, KY

STRENGTH: EF1...MAX WINDS ESTIMATED AT 90 MPH
TOUCHDOWN: APPROXIMATELY 1015PM CST
DAMAGE:  NO FATALITIES OR INJURIES REPORTED AT THIS TIME. TWO SMALL BARNS DAMAGED.



Below is a radar image of the storm that caused the tornado west of Glasgow, with the tornado warning box in red, severe thunderstorm warning boxes in yellow, and a flash flood warning box in green.  Note how the more intense reflectivities (colored in red) are bowing out to the east, an indication that strong winds are occurring.

The damage survey indicated the tornado went across the path indicated in the image below.


Below are pictures of the damage from this tornado.   The picture on the left shows barn damage on Furlong Rd north of James Rd.  The picture on the right shows tornado debris on Red Cross Rd about 10 miles west of Glasgow.

 



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