730  
NOUS43 KPAH 191701  
PNSPAH  
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-200015-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
1201 PM CDT TUE AUG 19 2014  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR AUG 17, 2014 HENDERSON COUNTY TORNADO EVENT...  
   
ROBARDS, KY IN HENDERSON COUNTY
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 90 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 2 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 60 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: AUGUST 17TH, 2014  
START TIME: 4:49 PM CST  
START LOCATION: 3.5 NE ROBARDS KY. EAST SIDE OF I-69 INCLUDING  
NORTH PLESANT VALLEY ROAD  
 
END DATE: AUGUST 17TH, 2014  
END TIME: 4:53 PM CST  
END LOCATION: 3.75 ENE ROBARDS KY  
 
DAMAGE: 3 HOMES AND A MOBILE HOME DAMAGED. ONE HOME LOST NUMEROUS  
SHINGLES AND INCURRED SOME LOSS OF SIDING ALONG WITH PARTIAL REMOVAL  
OF FRONT PORCH SUPPORTS. AT LEAST 3 OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED OR SHIFTED  
FROM THEIR FOUNDATION. THE SMALL MOBILE HOME WAS SHIFTED OFF ITS  
FOUNDATION. NUMEROUS LARGE TREE LIMBS WERE BROKEN ALONG WITH A COUPLE  
OF UPROOTED TREES. THE TORNADO REVEALED A VERY CONVERGENT DAMAGE PATH  
IN A CORD FIELD JUST WEST OF NORTH PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD WHERE A  
60 YARD WIDE SWATH OF CORN WAS DOWNED.  
 
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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