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Public Information Statement
Issued: 7:51 PM CDT Mar. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 03/27/2017 tornado event...

... Trigg/Christian County KY tornado event...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 4.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 03/27/2017
start time: 227 PM CDT
start location: 2.25 southwest of Cerulean

End date: 03/27/2017
end time: 233 PM CDT
end location: 3.25 ESE of Cerulean

Survey summary:
two people witnessed the tornado. 6 barns was damaged (4 in Trigg County
and 2 in Christian county). A small barn was leveled. A house porch roof
was blown off. Numerous trees had broken branches.

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 event and publication in
NWS storm data.


751 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

... NWS damage survey for 03/27/2017 tornado event...

... Trigg/Christian County KY tornado event...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 4.4 miles
path width /maximum/: 125 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 03/27/2017
start time: 227 PM CDT
start location: 2.25 southwest of Cerulean

End date: 03/27/2017
end time: 233 PM CDT
end location: 3.25 ESE of Cerulean

Survey summary:
two people witnessed the tornado. 6 barns was damaged (4 in Trigg County
and 2 in Christian county). A small barn was leveled. A house porch roof
was blown off. Numerous trees had broken branches.

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 event and publication in
NWS storm data.