Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 0.18 Miles
-- Width 100 Yards
State INDIANA
County/Area CLARK
WFO LMK
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-01-29 19:58:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2NNE HENRYVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 38.55/-85.76
End Date 2008-01-29 19:59:00.0 EST-5
End Location 2NNE HENRYVILLE
End Lat/Lon 38.55/-85.76
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A powerful cold front sparked a lengthy squall line that crossed all of southern Indiana on the evening of January 29. A large number of locations had 60 to as much as 100 mph winds, causing extensive property damage. There were also a few small tornado spin-ups, one of which caused a fatality when a tree fell onto a mobile home near Henryville, Indiana.
Event Narrative A small EF1 tornado touched down briefly just northeast of Henryville. The tornado's 90mph winds felled trees in varying directions, one of which crashed onto a mobile home killing the occupant.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 33 Female Mobile/Trailer Home


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 550.00K 50.00K
BRISTOW PERRY CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
ENGLISH CRAWFORD CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARENGO CRAWFORD CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:20 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TASWELL CRAWFORD CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:25 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BECKS MILL WASHINGTON CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 87 kts. EG 0 0 120.00K 0.00K
BROWNSTOWN CRAWFORD CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:38 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BECKS MILL WASHINGTON CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:40 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 60.00K 50.00K
WHITE CLOUD HARRISON CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOYDS KNOBS FLOYD CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENRYVILLE CLARK CO. IN 01/29/2008 19:58 EST-5 Tornado EF1 1 0 50.00K 0.00K
HENRYVILLE CLARK CO. IN 01/29/2008 20:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 78 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEXINGTON SCOTT CO. IN 01/29/2008 20:10 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
WAKEFIELD JEFFERSON CO. IN 01/29/2008 20:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
IRELAND DUBOIS CO. IN 01/29/2008 20:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEOPOLD PERRY CO. IN 01/29/2008 20:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 550.00K 50.00K