EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Harrison County, IN

...EF-0 Tornado Confirmed in Harrison County Indiana...

Damage Type: Tornado

Date: Jan 30, 2013

Begin Time: 4:17 AM EST End Time: 4:17 AM EST

Begin Point: 3.25 miles east of Elizabeth, Indiana End Point: 3.56 miles east of Elizabeth, Indiana

EF Scale: 0

Wind Speed: 80 mph

Path Length: 0.4 miles Path Width: 200 yards

Narrative: An NWS survey team has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touch down east of Elizabeth in Harrison County, Indiana. Three to four homes and two barns were damaged along Highway 111.  The porch of one home was lifted and thrown 25-30 feet.  The walls of one of the barns collapsed in multiple directions.  Tress were down in this location as well. The track of the tornado extended to the Ohio River. NWS survey teams will survey in western Jefferson County, Kentucky later today or tomorrow to see if damage occurred on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River.

The National Weather Service wants to thank Harrison County Emergency Management for their assistance with our storm damage assessment.

 Below are some photos of the damage along the path:

                   Photo forwarded from WHAS11
                    Photo forwarded from WHAS11
 


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