|EF-1 tornado hits Mayfield, injures 1 |
|Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012 9:13 pm |
|MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Forecasters say strong winds spun up a small tornado in Mayfield. |
Only one injury was reported after the storm on Sunday, but property damage included the scoreboard toppled at War Memorial Stadium.
Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon told The Paducah Sun (http://bit.ly/RZ6QlB ) Lions Club Park was heavily damaged.
National Weather Ser-vice meteorologist Rick Shanklin said an EF-1 tornado struck near the Mills Manor nursing home with winds of 105 mph.
No residents of the home were hurt, but cars were moved about in the parking lot and car windows blew out.
Graves County Emer-gency Management direc-tor Jamey Locke said at least two businesses and about a dozen homes were damaged.
A homeowner was injured when the storm blew the roof off another building into his house.
Information from: The Paducah Sun, http://www.paducahsun.com Published in The Messenger 10.15.12