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April 23, 2011
Tornado near Visalia, KY

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
600 PM EDT MON APR 25 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR VISALIA IN KENTON COUNTY KENTUCKY...

LOCATION...VISALIA IN KENTON COUNTY KENTUCKY
DATE...APRIL 23, 2011
ESTIMATED TIME...3:14 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...95 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...1000 FEET
BEGINNING LAT/LON...38.9123N/84.4522W
ENDING LAT/LON...39.9129N/84.4492W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON OH HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR VISALIA IN KENTON COUNTY KENTUCKY ON APRIL 23, 2011.

THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN AND CAUSED NUMEROUS TREES TO BE
BLOWN DOWN, MINOR DAMAGE TO THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND AN
OUTBUILDING TO BE DESTROYED.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILN.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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KH/JF


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