Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Northern Indiana

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
533 PM EDT WED OCT 8 2014

...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE IN HUNTINGTON INDIANA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA CONDUCTED A STORM
SURVEY IN HUNTINGTON INDIANA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. RESULTS FROM THE
STORM SURVEY INDICATE THAT ISOLATED WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED DUE TO
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS FROM A MICROBURST. ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS
WERE IN THE 60 TO 65 MPH RANGE. SPORADIC WIND DAMAGE WAS REPORTED
ALONG A 3 MILE PATH FROM ROUGHLY 1.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF HUNTINGTON
TO ABOUT 1.5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HUNTINGTON. DAMAGE ALONG THIS PATH
WAS ISOLATED IN NATURE AND MAINLY CONSISTED OF TREE DAMAGE OR
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE RESULTING FROM FALLEN TREES. ROOF DAMAGE TO A
STORAGE UNIT WAS ALSO OBSERVED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH STATE
ROAD 9 AND COMMERCE ROAD NORTHWEST OF HUNTINGTON. NO INJURIES OR
FATALITIES WERE REPORTED. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WOULD LIKE TO
THANK HUNTINGTON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT FOR ASSISTANCE DURING
THIS STORM SURVEY AND DURING THE COURSE OF THE EVENT.

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