Taylor County EF1 Tornado December 21, 2013

December 21, 2013 Taylor County EF-1

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Begin Time: 11:07 PM EST
End Time: 11:13 PM EST

Begin Point: 2.9 miles west of Campbellsville
End Point: 3.1 miles northeast of Campbellsville

EF Scale: 1
Wind Speed: Up to 104 mph

Path Length: 6 miles
Path Width: 300 yards

Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

Narrative: This tornado touched down along Old Greensburg Road just west of the intersection of US 68 and KY 323, where it immediately destroyed small outbuildings.  The tornado entered the city of Campbellsville when it crossed KY 210 and uprooted trees and damaged buildings near the intersection of Hodgenville Road and Vintage Lane. 

A more concentrated area of damage then occurred as the tornado crossed Saloma Road and moved roughly parallel to and just north of Upper Miller Park Road.  Trees were torn down and rooftops damaged in this area. 

The tornado exited the city at the intersection of Eastern Drive and East Lake Drive.

The final damage occurred at the intersection of US 68 and Palestine Road. At this location there was more tree and roof damage.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 MPH
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 MPH
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 MPH
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 MPH
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 MPH
EF5...Violent...>200 MPH



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