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Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Jackson KY
1051 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/01/17 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

A storm damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service
in Jackson, Kentucky found microburst straight line wind damage
consistent with wind speeds of 65 to 75 mph in residential areas
located approximately 5 to 6 miles northwest of Beattyville in Lee
County.

.LEE COUNTY THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE...

Peak wind /E/:          75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  2 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   400 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             March 1 2017
Start time:             846 am EST
Start Lat/Lon:          37.6240 / -83.7917

End date:               March 1 2017
End time:               850 am EST
End location:           37.6278 / -83.7558

SURVEY_SUMMARY: High winds felled multiple trees along Highway
52, Highway 399, and Highway 498 in west central Lee County. One
tree located along a river bank had fallen into a home. Several
homes incurred roof damage of various degrees. The majority of
wind damage was located at elevated locations and along ridgetops.

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

$$

Ray



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