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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
1226 PM CDT Mon Sep 18 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 9/17/2017 Thunderstorm Wind Event...

.Destructive Macroburst near Cone, TX...

Peak wind: 100 MPH
Path length: 15 miles
Path width: 2.5 miles
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start date: 9/17/2017
Start time:  635 PM CDT
Start location: Petersburg, TX

End date: 9/17/2017
End time:  655 PM CDT
End location:  Cone, TX

.Event Summary...
A corridor of destructive thunderstorm winds moved east from
extreme southeast Hale County and across far northern Crosby
County Sunday evening, inflicting significant damage in and around
the community of Cone. Meteorologists from NWS Lubbock surveyed
the area in and around Cone and found damage consistent with
straight line winds in the 80 to 100 mph range. The heaviest
structural damage consisted of a collapsed brick wall to a single
residence home. The roof to an agricultural building was also
blown off by the strong winds. Other damage included broken
windows, fallen trees and downed tree limbs. Several dozen utility
poles were damaged or destroyed in the area, and some crops
sustained considerable damage. At least 10 center pivots were
damaged or destroyed.

Additional reports of wind damage were received in Petersburg and
McAdoo. In Petersburg, the roof to a gas station was completely
removed and landed on a nearby residence. Winds were estimated to
be near 80 mph in Petersburg.

Note:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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