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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
421 AM EST MON NOV 20 2017  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0639 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 SSE VALLEY VIEW 37.80N 84.42W  
11/18/2017 MADISON KY BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
NUMEROUS TREES AND FARM OUTBUILDINGS DAMAGED  
BY THUNDERSTORM WINDS IN THE BALDWIN  
COMMUNITY.  
 
0623 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 SE WILMORE 37.86N 84.65W  
11/18/2017 JESSAMINE KY EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
MULTIPLE TREES DOWN ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF  
JESSAMINE COUNTY. SOME BLOCKING ROADS.  
 
0621 PM TSTM WND DMG HIGH BRIDGE 37.82N 84.72W  
11/18/2017 JESSAMINE KY EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
TREE FELL ON A RESIDENCE IN HIGH BRIDGE.  
 
0605 PM TSTM WND DMG CAMPBELLSVILLE 37.35N 85.35W  
11/18/2017 TAYLOR KY LAW ENFORCEMENT  
 
FEW POWER LINES REPORTED DOWN.  
 
0605 PM TSTM WND GST HOBSON 37.42N 85.37W  
11/18/2017 M53 MPH TAYLOR KY TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
 
 
0559 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 SW LAWRENCEBURG 37.99N 84.97W  
11/18/2017 ANDERSON KY 911 CALL CENTER  
 
DOWNED TREE BLOCKED HIGHWAY 62. RELAYED BY  
TRAINED SPOTTER.  
 
0533 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 1 NNE ENGLISH 38.34N 86.46W  
11/18/2017 M50 MPH CRAWFORD IN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
 
 
0507 PM TSTM WND DMG SWEEDEN 37.25N 86.28W  
11/18/2017 EDMONSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
AT LEAST 15 TREES DOWN ON A PROPERTY IN  
SWEEDEN.  
 
0505 PM TSTM WND DMG SHEPHERDSVILLE 37.99N 85.72W  
11/18/2017 BULLITT KY NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
NWS STORM SURVEY FOUND A SWATH OF  
INTERMITTENT WIND DAMAGE EXTENDING FROM  
SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY TO MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY.  
DAMAGE LENGTH WAS APPROXIMATELY 11.12 MILES  
WITH A WIDTH OF ABOUT 2 MILES. THE DAMAGE  
WAS MAINLY CONFINED TO AREAS ALONG EITHER  
SIDE OF HIGHWAY 44 BETWEEN SHEPHERDSVILLE  
AND MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY. NUMEROUS TREES  
TREES WERE DOWNED AND SEVERAL BUILDINGS  
RECEIVED CARPORT AND SHINGLE DAMAGE.  
 
0505 PM TSTM WND GST 3 SSW LOUISVILLE 38.19N 85.76W  
11/18/2017 M48 MPH JEFFERSON KY ASOS  
 
REPORTED AT LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL  
AIRPORT.  
 
0450 PM TSTM WND GST 2 WSW WOODBURY 37.17N 86.67W  
11/18/2017 M53 MPH BUTLER KY MESONET  
 
 
 
0435 PM TSTM WND DMG GUSTON 37.89N 86.22W  
11/18/2017 MEADE KY TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
HOME DAMAGED.. TREES DOWN AND RV TURNED  
OVER.  
 
0627 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 WNW LEXINGTON 38.05N 84.49W  
11/18/2017 FAYETTE KY BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
POWER POLE DOWN AND LARGE TREE ON CAR.  
 
0432 PM TORNADO 4 N IRVINGTON 37.93N 86.29W  
11/18/2017 MEADE KY NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
*** 1 INJ *** THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST  
INSIDE THE BRECKINRIDGE-MEADE COUNTY LINE  
NORTH OF IRVINGTON. IT PUSHED A LARGE  
TOBACCO BARN 15 FEET EASTWARD, TORE OFF ITS  
ROOF, AND COLLAPSED SEVERAL WALLS. DEBRIS  
FROM THE BARN WAS SCATTERED OVER A HALF MILE  
DOWNWIND. THE TORNADO MOVED EAST-NORTHEAST,  
SKIPPING ALONG A WOODED AREA WHERE SEVERAL  
TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED, THEN HIT A  
MOBILE HOME ON FACKLER ROAD, ROLLING THE  
ANCHORED UNIT SEVERAL TIMES, DESTROYING THE  
HOME. THE OWNER SUSTAINED ONLY MINOR  
INJURIES AS HE ROLLED OVER WITH HIS HOUSE,  
CRAWLING OUT OF A HOLE AFTER IT SETTLED. A  
GARAGE ON THE PROPERTY WAS ALSO DESTROYED.  
THE TORNADO CONTINUED SKIPPING ALONG THE  
NORTHWEST SIDE OF SANDY HILL RD, DAMAGING  
OUTBUILDINGS ON ANOTHER FARM, BEFORE  
CROSSING KY HIGHWAY 261 AT GUSTON RD. A  
SPLIT LEVEL HOME ON GUSTON RD HAD PART OF  
ITS ROOF REMOVED, WITH INSULATION SPATTERED  
ON THE LEE SIDE OF THE HOME. AN OCCUPANT OF  
THE HOME REPORTED HE WAS DESCENDING THE  
STAIRS AS THE ROOF WAS TORN OFF, AND WAS  
BRIEFLY DRAWN UP THE STAIRS AS IT OCCURRED.  
DEBRIS FROM THE SPLIT LEVEL HOME WAS DROPPED  
ACROSS THE ROAD, WHERE A FEW MORE TREES WERE  
SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. THE TORNADO THEN  
FLATTENED A FENCE AND PEELED A SECTION OF  
SHEET METAL ON AN OUTBUILDING BEFORE  
LIFTING. THE NWS THANKS MEADE COUNTY EMA AND  
REMOTE AERIAL FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN THIS  
DAMAGE SURVEY.  
 
0426 PM TSTM WND GST 4 NE BEDA 37.54N 86.90W  
11/18/2017 E60 MPH OHIO KY TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
 
 
0425 PM TSTM WND DMG BEAVER DAM 37.41N 86.88W  
11/18/2017 OHIO KY EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
AT LEAST 20 HOMES WITH DAMAGE AND TREES  
UPROOTED.  
 
0425 PM TSTM WND DMG BEAVER DAM 37.41N 86.88W  
11/18/2017 OHIO KY EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN.  
 
0420 PM TORNADO 1 S BEAVER DAM 37.40N 86.88W  
11/18/2017 OHIO KY NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
*** 1 INJ *** NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM  
DETERMINED THAT AN EF-1 TORNADO WITH WINDS  
OF 95 TO 100 MPH TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT ONE HALF  
MILE WSW OF BEAVER DAM ALONG US 62 AND  
GOSHEN CHURCH ROAD AT 3:20 PM CST. THE  
TORNADO MOVED ESE AND DAMAGED A HOME ON MINE  
FORK ROAD. A RESIDENT SUFFERED A MINOR HEAD  
INJURY IN THEIR SHED AS THE STORM MOVED  
THROUGH. THE MOST INTENSE DAMAGE WAS IN THE  
HILL AND MULBERRY STREET AREA WHERE NUMEROUS  
TREES, HOMES, AND OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED.  
THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR BRUCE SCHOOL RD AT  
3:22 PM CST WHICH IS ABOUT ONE HALF MILE ESE  
OF BEAVER DAM.  
 
0333 PM TSTM WND GST IRELAND 38.41N 87.00W  
11/18/2017 M56 MPH DUBOIS IN EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
 
 
0325 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 3 WSW DANVILLE 37.63N 84.82W  
11/18/2017 M51 MPH BOYLE KY MESONET  
 
RECORDED AT KENTUCKY MESONET STATION.  
 
0250 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 3 NNW WINCHESTER 38.04N 84.20W  
11/18/2017 M50 MPH CLARK KY MESONET  
 
RECORDED AT KENTUCKY MESONET SITE.  
 
0230 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 1 WNW FORKS OF ELKHORN 38.22N 84.82W  
11/18/2017 M55 MPH FRANKLIN KY MESONET  
 
MESONET STATION D5536, FORKS OF ELKHORN.  
 
0142 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 7 E VERSAILLES 38.04N 84.61W  
11/18/2017 M51 MPH FAYETTE KY ASOS  
 
ASOS STATION LEX, LEXINGTON BLUE GRASS  
AIRPORT.  
 
0124 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 2 WSW FRANKFORT 38.18N 84.90W  
11/18/2017 M54 MPH FRANKLIN KY ASOS  
 
ASOS STATION FFT, CAPITAL CITY AIRPORT.  
 

 
 

 
 
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