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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
731 PM EDT WED JUL 15 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/14/2015 FLEMING COUNTY TORNADO
AND DAMAGING WIND EVENT...

.FLEMING COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   200 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUL 14 2015
START TIME:             538 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         3.2 MI NE FLEMINGSBURG, KY
START LAT/LON:          38.4580 / -83.6965

END DATE:               JUL 14 2015
END TIME:               538 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           3.6 MI NE FLEMINGSBURG, KY
END LAT/LON:            38.4618 / -83.6887

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON A FARM OFF HARN ROAD
SEVERELY DAMAGING OR DESTROYING FOUR BARNS AND SHOVING A MOBILE
HOME SEVERAL FEET OFF THE FOUNDATION WHILE RIPPING THE ROOF OFF.
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN THE MIDDLE OF A 6.5 MILE SWATH OF
STRAIGHT-LINE WIND DAMAGE.


.FLEMING COUNTY THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE...

PEAK WIND /E/:          80-100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  6.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   0.5 MILES
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               4

START DATE:             JUL 14 2015
START TIME:             536 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         3.5 MI NNW FLEMINGSBURG, KY
START LAT/LON:          38.4700 / -83.7583

END DATE:               JUL 14 2015
END TIME:               542 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           5.5 MI NE FLEMINGSBURG, KY
END LAT/LON:            38.4587 / -83.6384

SURVEY SUMMARY: A LARGE SWATH OF WIND DAMAGE OCCURRED BEGINNING
IN A SUBDIVISION OFF HIGHWAY 11 3.5 MILES NORTH-NORTHWEST OF
FLEMINGSBURG AND ENDING NEAR THE BEECHBURG COMMUNITY. WHILE
SEVERAL STRUCTURES SUFFERED AT LEAST MINOR DAMAGE IN THE
PATH...THE WORST DAMAGE OCCURRED ON CHERRY GROVE ROAD WHERE A
MOBILE HOME WAS DESTROYED AS IT ROLLED INTO A GROUP OF GARAGE
BUILDINGS. FOUR PEOPLE...INCLUDING TWO CHILDREN...WERE INSIDE THE
MOBILE HOME AND SUFFERED INURIES. AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON A
FARM OFF HARN ROAD INSIDE THE PATH OF THE STRAIGHT-LINE WIND
DAMAGE.

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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ABE


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