909  
NOUS43 KPAH 121639  
PNSPAH  
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-130445-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH, KY  
1139 AM CDT WED SEP 12 2018  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 09/08/18 TORNADO EVENT  
   
MACEO TORNADO IN DAVIESS COUNTY KY
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: .5 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: SEP 8 2018  
START TIME: 430 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: .9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MACEO  
 
END DATE: SEP 8 2018  
END TIME: 431 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: .6 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF MACEO  
 
A TORNADO RATED EF1 TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 1 MILE SOUTHEAST OF MACEO  
KY. ALONG THE .5 MILE PATH A FEW TREES WERE SNAPPED AND THERE  
WAS MINOR SOFFIT DAMAGE TO A HOME.  
 
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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