Two Confirmed Tornadoes In Breckinridge County

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
602 PM EDT SUN JUN 19 2011

TWO TORNADOES WERE CONFIRMED IN BRECKINRIDGE COUNTY BY AN OFFICIAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM ON SUNDAY JUNE 19 2011.

TORNADO #1:

BEGIN TIME: 6:39 AM CDT
END TIME: 6:42 AM CDT
BEGIN POINT: 0.7 MILE SOUTHWEST OF HARNED
END POINT: 0.4 MILE SOUTHEAST OF HARNED
EF SCALE: EF-2
WIND SPEED: 115 MPH
PATH LENGTH: 1 MILE
PATH WIDTH: 180 YARDS
INJURIES: 0
FATALITIES: 0
NARRATIVE: THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT THE WEST END OF A H WILSON
ROAD WITH EF-0 STRENGTH AND A WIDTH OF 60 YARDS. A DOZEN TREES WERE
SNAPPED...UPROOTED...AND TWISTED. A BARN COLLAPSED WHEN AN OAK TREE
FELL ON IT. A ROCK GARDEN WAS BLOWN 25 YARDS UPWIND. THE TORNADO
PROCEEDED TO ROUTE 79/259 AND STRUCK A HOME JUST NORTH OF A H WILSON
ROAD WITH EF-2 STRENGTH. A ROOF WAS TORN OFF AND THROWN 60 YARDS. A
30 BY 50 FOOT BARN WAS THROWN 200 YARDS AND METAL SHEETING WAS
THROWN 300 YARDS. A SECOND BARN HAD METAL SHEETING THROWN 500 YARDS.
POWER LINES WERE LEANING OVER ROUTE 79/259. THE TORNADO DISSIPATED
AFTER SNAPPING AND UPROOTING A FEW TREES BETWEEN ROUTE 79/259 AND
HARNED LOCUST HILL ROAD.

TORNADO #2:

BEGIN TIME: 6:43 AM CDT
END TIME: 6:43 AM CDT
BEGIN POINT:  1.6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HARNED
END POINT: 1.6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HARNED
EF SCALE: EF-0
WIND SPEED: 80 MPH
PATH LENGTH: 0.1 MILE
PATH WIDTH: 60 YARDS
INJURIES: 0
FATALITIES: 0
NARRATIVE: ON ROUTE 1401 A LARGE WELL CONSTRUCTED BARN...30 FEET BY
50 FEET BY 80 FEET...LOST ROOF PANELS THAT WERE THROWN 200 YARDS.

Below are base reflectivity and storm relative motion loops of the Breckinridge county tornadoes.

  EF2 Tornado Pictures

   

EF0 Tornado Pictures



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