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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
400 PM EDT Tue May 12 2015

...NWS Damage Survey for 05/11/2015 Scott County Wind Damage...

.Stamping Ground, Kentucky...

Peak Wind:                 60-65  MPH
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                May 11, 2015
Start Time:                3:10 PM EDT
Start Location:            2 SSW Stamping Ground, KY

End Date:                  May 11, 2015
End Times:                 3:14 PM EDT
End Location:              3 NNE Stamping Ground, KY

Survey Summary:
A severe thunderstorm moved over Scott County near the Stamping
Ground area on the afternoon of Monday, May 11th, 2015.  This storm
produced sporadic wind damage throughout the town of Stamping
Ground.  One of the more concentrated areas of damage was along
Riley Street, where two large tree branches were snapped and a small
portion of a barn roof was blown off.  An inspection of the tree
branches showed they were hollow and rotten on the inside.
Additional sporadic tree damage was found to the WNW and ENE of
Stamping Ground.  All damage was determined to be caused by
straight-line winds with peak speeds of 60 to 65 MPH.

The National Weather Service would like to thank Scott County
Emergency Management with their assistance on this survey.  We would
also like to thank Matt Dixon UK Agriculture Meteorologist and
students Sarah Hannan and Johnathan Callaway for their help in the
completion of this damage assessment.

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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weather.gov/louisville.

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