EF-1 tornado struck Mayfield, KY early Sunday

...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR MAYFIELD KENTUCKY TORNADO...

THE FOLLOWING IS THE PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR THE
MAYFIELD KENTUCKY TORNADO.

* EVENT TYPE.........EF1 TORNADO

* EVENT DATE.........SUNDAY OCTOBER 14, 2012

* EVENT TIME.........6:35 AM CDT

* EVENT LOCATION.....1/4 MILE SOUTHEAST OF THE HIGHWAY 80 AND
   PURCHASE PARKWAY INTERSECTION TO 1/2 MILE NORTHEAST OF THE
   HIGHWAY 45 AND 121 INTERSECTION
.

* PEAK WIND..........105 MPH

* AVG. PATH WIDTH....130 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH........2.25 MILES

* INJURIES...........1

* FATALITIES.........NONE

* DAMAGE DETAIL......MINOR DAMAGE TO TWO DOZEN HOMES...MOSTLY TO
   SHINGLES...SIDING...AND FASCIA. MODERATE DAMAGE (END OF ROOF
   BLOWN OFF) TO ONE BUSINESS NEAR HIGHWAY 80 AND PURCHASE
   PARKWAY...OTHERWISE MINOR DAMAGE TO SEVERAL OTHER BUSINESSES.
   ABOUT TEN VEHICLES SHIFTED AROUND IN A PARKING LOT.
SURVEYORS.......SHANKLIN/LINDSTROM

Path map of Mayfield, KY tornado


Below are damage photos taken near the Purchase Parkway interchange with Highway 80.

Photo of damaged business

Photo of damaged house

Photos taken by NWS Damage Survey Team (Shanklin/Lindstrom)

 

 



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