LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued its final report after surveying damage from a confirmed tornado that touched down in Jefferson and Oldham Counties on Tuesday.
No one was injured in the storm, which was categorized as an EF-1 tornado.
At times, its wind speeds reached 90 m.p.h., according to the NWS report.
The tornado ranged from a width of 25 yards to 150 yards during its touchdown.
It started in Worthington Hills in northeast Jefferson County. The initial touchdown happened at 1:44 p.m., the NWS report said.
The tornado lasted only five minutes, ending at 1:49 p.m. one mile east of Pewee Valley in Oldham County, according to the report.
Here is the complete damage survey summary, prepared by NWS officials, which details damage along the path of the tornado:
Though the EF-0 and EF-1 tornado classifications are considered "weak," the report shows even these tornadoes can cause significant damage.
When people are caught off guard, loss of life during an EF-1 tornado can happen.
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