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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 1 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-09-25 19:50:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2NE HERNDON
Begin Lat/Lon 36.7505/-87.5445
End Date 2011-09-25 19:51:00.0 CST-6
End Location 3NE HERNDON
End Lat/Lon 36.7607/-87.5317
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 40.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A surface low pressure center moved northeast from eastern Arkansas, passing across northwest Tennessee and into western Kentucky. A closed 500 mb low was centered over the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Along and east of the surface low pressure center track, scattered strong to severe thunderstorms were embedded within a large area of rain. The storms were aided by convergence in the exit region of an intense south-southwesterly low-level jet of around 50 knots. Upper-level divergence within the right entrance region of a jet streak over northern Indiana further enhanced the storms. A couple of isolated tornadoes and microbursts accompanied the storms.
Event Narrative Two barns were damaged. One of the barns was nearly levelled. A pole barn lost one side and some roofing. Several trees were snapped or blown down, and several tree tops were snapped. Peak winds were estimated near 90 mph.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 330.00K 0.00K
(PAH)BARKLEY ARPT PA MCCRACKEN CO. KY 09/25/2011 00:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OWENSBORO DAVIESS CO. KY 09/25/2011 14:25 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
MARION CRITTENDEN CO. KY 09/25/2011 17:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
ZION HENDERSON CO. KY 09/25/2011 17:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 74 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
HENDERSON HENDERSON CO. KY 09/25/2011 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MURRAY CALLOWAY CO. KY 09/25/2011 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEST BROOK CHRISTIAN CO. KY 09/25/2011 19:15 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DELAWARE DAVIESS CO. KY 09/25/2011 19:20 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORTONS GAP HOPKINS CO. KY 09/25/2011 19:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
WHITE PLAINS HOPKINS CO. KY 09/25/2011 19:25 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 80.00K 0.00K
HERNDON CHRISTIAN CO. KY 09/25/2011 19:50 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 330.00K 0.00K