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Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Jackson KY
546 PM EDT WED MAY 11 2016


A storm damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in
Jackson, Kentucky found microburst wind damage consistent with
wind speeds of 65 to 75 mph over an area between Campton and Hazel
Green Kentucky in Wolfe County.


Peak wind /E/:          75 mph
Path length /Statute/:  5.5 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   1 mile
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             May 10 2016
Start time:             724 pm EDT
Start location:         Campton, KY
Start Lat/Lon:          37.7355 / -83.5484

End date:               May 10 2016
End time:               734 pm EDT
End Location:           Hazel Green, KY
End Lat/Lon:            37.8010 / -83.4910

Survey Summary: High winds felled and or snapped multiple trees
along a path stretching from Campton to Hazel Green in Wolfe
County, Kentucky. There was roof damage to a several houses and
barns, mainly shingle damage or the peeling back of metal roofs.
A barn used to house a truck and and boat was totally destroyed.
In addition, there were a couple of trees that fell on a trailer
and a front porch of one house. One tree crushed a pickup truck
and another damaged an SUV.

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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