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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH, KY
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
744 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2020



...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/02/20 TORNADO EVENT...


.TORNADO NEAR CROFTON, KY...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   400 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             03/02/2020 
START TIME:             8:00 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1.3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CROFTON, KY

END DATE:               03/02/2020
END TIME:               8:06 PM CST
END LOCATION:           4.85 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF CROFTON, KY


SURVEY_SUMMARY: AT LEAST 4 FARM STRUCTURES WERE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED ALONG WITH
A PORTABLE GARAGE AND A REGULAR CONSTRUCTED GARAGE.  SEVERAL HOMES HAD LOSS OF
SIDING OR SHINGLES AND A COUPLE DOZEN TREES WERE UPROOTED.  ONE HOME HAD SIX
WINDOWS SHATTERED OR BLOWN OUT.  THE TORNADO WAS OBSERVED BY A PRIVATE 
METEOROLOGIST/TRAINED SPOTTER ALONG HIGHWAY 41, JUST SOUTH OF CROFTON.

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

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA. 

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