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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 7.08 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
State KENTUCKY
County/Area MUHLENBERG
WFO PAH
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-04-04 10:55:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1S GREENVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 37.19/-87.18
End Date 2011-04-04 11:02:00.0 CST-6
End Location 0S CLEATON
End Lat/Lon 37.25/-87.08
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Thunderstorms gradually intensified along and ahead of a cold front from Arkansas into western Kentucky. The storms occurred in a moist and strongly sheared environment, resulting in a combination of line segments and supercells which evolved into a quasi-linear convective system. There were isolated tornadoes, along with a couple small swaths of damaging winds.
Event Narrative The tornado struck first at a mobile home park on U.S. Highway 62 on the south side of Greenville. One mobile home was overturned and destroyed. Three people were injured. Two of the injuries were slight. Another mobile home was blown off its foundation. A camper trailer was overturned. Several houses sustained shingle damage. Trees and limbs were blown down along the entire path. The average path width was 100 yards. Peak winds were estimated near 109 mph.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 9 2.950M 0.00K
SMITHLAND LIVINGSTON CO. KY 04/04/2011 06:45 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAMLIN CALLOWAY CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SLATER BALLARD CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:18 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
SLATER BALLARD CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:20 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 1 700.00K 0.00K
WOODVILLE MCCRACKEN CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:29 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
HEATH MCCRACKEN CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:30 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
PADUCAH MCCRACKEN CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:32 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(PAH)BARKLEY ARPT PA MCCRACKEN CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAXON MCCRACKEN CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:45 CST-6 Lightning 0 1 10.00K 0.00K
HARVY MARSHALL CO. KY 04/04/2011 09:59 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CADIZ TRIGG CO. KY 04/04/2011 10:44 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 59 kts. MG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
ROMNEY HOPKINS CO. KY 04/04/2011 10:46 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREENVILLE MUHLENBERG CO. KY 04/04/2011 10:55 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
FEARSVILLE CHRISTIAN CO. KY 04/04/2011 11:02 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 68 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HOPKINSVILLE CHRISTIAN CO. KY 04/04/2011 11:04 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 7 2.000M 0.00K
Totals: 0 9 2.950M 0.00K