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08aprAll DayFalmouth (Pendleton County, KY)

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Start Time: 10:52 pm EDT 

End Time:  11:07 pm EDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 15.1 miles

Width: 400 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Pendleton

State:  Kentucky

Start Lat/Lon: 38.6531 / -84.4847

End Lat/Lon: 38.5931 / -84.2152


A tornado affected portions of southern Pendleton County, Kentucky, south of Falmouth, on the evening of April 8, 2020. The first evidence of tornadic damage occurred along Hogg Ridge Road. The tornado moved east-southeast, producing damage along its path that impacted West State Highway 22, Morgan 4 Oaks Road, Liberty Ridge Road, US 27, and McKinneysburg Road. Damage included the destructionof several barns and also numerous trees and power poles being snapped or knocked down. The end of the damage occurred along Milford Road, where debris from a destroyed barn was thrown into an adjacent field. Based on the damage, this tornado produced winds of around 100 mph, and is rated EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

The National Weather Service greatly appreciated the support and assistance from Pendleton County Kentucky Emergency Management with these findings.


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