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Three Confirmed Tornadoes...

by Monty Webb

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 20, 2011 at 2:25 PM

Franklin County EF-0

DAMAGE TYPE: TORNADO

BEGIN TIME: 01:29 AM EDT
   END TIME: 01:33 AM EDT

BEING POINT: 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF FRANKFORT
   END POINT: 3.25 MILES EAST OF FRANKFORT

      EF SCALE: EF-0
WIND SPEED: 65-70 MPH

PATH LENGTH: 4 MILES
PATH WIDTH: 30 YARDS

   INJURIES: 0
FATALITIES: 0

NARRATIVE: NWS STORM DAMAGE SURVEY TEAM PRELIMINARILY CONFIRMS AN
EF-0 TORNADO NEAR FRANKFORT.  THE TORNADO STARTED ON THE SOUTH SIDE
OF FRANKFORT...ABOUT 1 MILE SW OF THE CITY CENTER. IT TRACKED
NORTHEAST TO ABOUT 3.25 MILES EAST OF FRANKFORT.  THE TORNADO
DAMAGED SEVERAL TREES AND KNOCKED SHINGLES OFF OF HOUSES.  THE MOST
INTENSE DAMAGE WAS FOUND NEAR THE FRANKFORT CEMETERY AND THE
FRANKFORT CAPITOL BUILDING.  ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS WERE BETWEEN
65-70 MPH ALONG THE 4 MILE PATH.  THE PATH WIDTH WAS APPROXIMATELY
30 YARDS.

STAY TUNED FOR LATER UPDATES ON THIS TORNADO DAMAGE AS THE SURVEY
TEAM CONTINUES TO INVESTIGATE DAMAGE IN SCOTT COUNTY KENTUCKY.

 

Clark County EF-1

DAMAGE TYPE: TORNADO

BEGIN TIME: 12:28 AM EDT
   END TIME: 12:29 AM EDT

BEGIN POINT: 3.3 MILES NORTH OF JEFFERSONVILLE
  END POINT: 3.9 MILES NORTHEAST OF JEFFERSONVILLE

   EF SCALE: EF-1
WIND SPEED: 80-90 MPH

PATH LENGTH: 1.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH: 100-200 YARDS

   INJURIES: 0
FATALITIES: 0

NARRATIVE: NWS STORM DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMS AN EF-1 TORNADO ON THE
NORTH SIDE OF JEFFERSONVILLE.  THE TORNADO STARTED IN SUNSET TRAILER
PARK WHERE 90 MPH WINDS DAMAGED 20 TO 25 TRAILERS ALONG A 160 YARD
PATH.  SEVERAL TRAILERS WERE MOVED OFF THEIR FOUNDATIONS AND HAD
ROOF DAMAGE.  ONE TRAILER ROOF WAS THROWN 65 YARDS!  TREES AND
POWERLINES WERE DAMAGED AS WELL.

THE TORNADO THEN WEAKENED SLIGHTLY TO 80 MPH AS IT MOVED NORTHEAST
INTO A SUBDIVISION DAMAGING SEVERAL SMALLER TREES...SHEDS...AND ROOF
SHINGLES.  ALSO A TRAMPOLINE WAS THROWN AND WRAPPED AROUND A SHED
AND TREE IN THIS SUBDIVISION.

WINDS BECOME MORE STRAIGHTLINE IN NATURE BEFORE MORE TORNADO DAMAGE
WAS FOUND AT THE END OF A SUBDIVISION RIGHT BEHIND A CHURCH OFF OF
HOLMANS LANE.  THE CHURCH SUFFERED THE MOST DAMAGE AS THE SOUTH SIDE
OF THE CHURCH WAS COMPLETELY BLOWN OUT.  SHEDS WERE ALSO DESTROYED
AND TREES UPROOTED IN THE AREA.  INSULATION WAS THROWN FROM NORTH TO
SOUTHEAST.  ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS NEAR THE CHURCH WERE 90 MPH WITH A
DAMAGE PATH WIDTH OF 200 YARDS.

AS THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST CROSSING HOLMANS LANE...IT
WEAKENED TO 80 MPH DAMAGING TREES AND SHINGLES.  THE TORNADO FINALLY
LIFTED NEAR HIGHWAY 62 ABOUT 3.9 MILES NORTHEAST OF JEFFERSONVILLE.



Clark County EF-0

DAMAGE TYPE: TORNADO

BEGIN TIME: 12:28 AM EDT
   END TIME: 12:28 AM EDT

BEGIN POINT: 3.3 MILES NORTH OF JEFFERSONVILLE
   END POINT: 3.4 MILES NORTH OF JEFFERSONVILLE

      EF SCALE: EF-0
WIND SPEED: 70-75 MPH

PATH LENGTH: 0.1 MILE
PATH WIDTH: 75 YARDS

   INJURIES: 0
FATALITIES: 0

NARRATIVE: NWS STORM DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMS A BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO ON
THE NORTH SIDE OF JEFFERSONVILLE.  THE TORNADO SNAPPED TREES AND
DAMAGED A SHED AS WELL AS SHINGLES ALONG THE SHORT TENTH OF A MILE
PATH. THE TORNADO BEGAN ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE SUNSET TRAILER PARK
AND ENDED AT CHARLESTOWN PIKE. WINDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE BETWEEN
70-75 MPH ALONG A 75 YARD WIDTH.

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