EF-1 Tornado in Fulton & New Madrid Counties June 7th

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR EXTREME SOUTHEAST NEW MADRID AND

EXTREME WESTERN FULTON COUNTY FOR JUN 7 2014...

 

.NEW MADRID COUNTY MISSOURI/FULTON COUNTY KENTUCKY TORNADO...

 

RATING:                 EF-1

ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7 MILES

PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS

FATALITIES: 0

INJURIES: 0

 

START DATE: JUNE 7 2014

START TIME: 248 PM CDT

START LOCATION: 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF MARSTON MISSOURI...WHICH IS

 IN THE KENTUCKY BEND AREA OF EXTREME WESTERN

FULTON COUNTY KENTUCKY.

 

END DATE: JUNE 7 2014

END TIME: APPROXIMATELY 312 PM CDT

END LOCATION: THE TORNADO PASSED INTO NORTHWEST TENNESSEE NEAR

NEW MARKHAM TENNESSEE.

 

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE KENTUCKY BEND AREA

OF EXTREME WESTERN FULTON COUNTY KENTUCKY...AND MOVED SOUTHEAST

JUST NORTH OF THE KENTUCKY/TENNESSEE BORDER. THE TORNADO THEN

CONTINUED INTO SOUTHEASTERN NEW MADRID COUNTY NEAR DONALDSON

POINT...BEFORE CROSSING THE RIVER INTO LAKE COUNTY TENNESSEE.

 

HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE SNAPPED. CORN FIELDS WERE FLATTENED WITH A

NOTED CONVERGENCE PATTERN. DUE TO THE RURAL TERRITORY TRAVERSED BY

THE TORNADO...NO STRUCTURES WERE IMPACTED.

 

THE TORNADO CONTINUED INTO LAKE COUNTY TENNESSEE. PLEASE REFERENCE

THE PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

IN MEMPHIS TENNESSEE FOR INFORMATION ON THE TENNESSEE PORTION OF

THIS TORNADO.

 

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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