470  
NOUS43 KPAH 290051  
PNSPAH  
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-291300-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH, KY  
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.  
 

 
 
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