Two tornadoes confirmed in W Ky

(KFVS) -- Two tornadoes caused damaged across portions of Ballard County, Kentucky Monday morning.

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage late Monday afternoon and determined that the tornadoes were rated EF2 and EF1.

Below are the findings of the damage survey.


Event Type: EF1 Tornado

Event Time: 10:18am to 10:22am - April 4, 2011

Event Location: 2.5 miles SW of Slater/4 miles NE of Wickliffe to 1.5 miles NE of Slater

Peak Wind: 90 mph

Injuries: None

Damage Detail: 2 barns leveled, numerous trees snapped or uprooted, gutter damage to a house


Event Type: EF2 Tornado

Event Time: 10:20am to 10:27am - April 4, 2011

Event Location: Slater to 2.5 miles SE of Kevil

Peak Wind: 120 mph

Track Length: 7 miles

Average Width: 250 yards

Injuries: 1 (Man trapped in a barn.)

Damage Detail: 2 story house with roof removed and garage leveled. Several homes with roof damage, including partial roof loss.  2 mobile homes overturned.  2 large chicken barns destroyed with two others heavily damaged.  Numerous farm buildings, including grain bins, destroyed.  Many dozens of large trees snapped or uprooted.