Weather Service classifies Stanley tornado

September 9, 2018 | 12:18 pm

Updated September 10, 2018 | 10:41 pm

DEVELOPING STORY —  According to Andy Ball, Daviess County Emergency Management Director and Kelly Hooper, an incident meteorologist at the National Weather Service out of Paducah, Ky., Saturday’s weather classification was a high end EF1 tornado.

The highest winds were 110 mph and the width was estimated at 200 yards. Assessments are still being calculated.

The origin of the tornado was Stanley-Birk City Road and ran to Wimsatt Road, ending in a cornfield.

Photo courtesy of Chris Conley at Mean Motion Media.

No injuries were reported.


September 9, 2018 | 12:18 pm

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