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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
345 PM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 06/23/2017 Straight-Line Winds Event...

.Taylor County Kentucky Straight-Line Winds

The National Weather Service in conjunction with Taylor County
Emergency Management conducted a storm survey from Black Gnat across
the entire north side of Campbellsville, and up through Spurlington.
The survey team zigged and zagged across country roads in search of
damage from a mini-supercell thunderstorm along the north side of
Campbellsville Friday afternoon around 330 PM EDT.

A postal delivery carrier told the team about sporadic wind damage
around Spurlington, which had already been cleaned up. The National
Weather Service would like to thank the Taylor County road
department for their assistance.

...NWS Damage Survey for 06/23/2017 Straight-Line Winds Event...

.Marion County Kentucky Mini-Microburst

Survey Summary:

Thanks to an email to the National Weather Service the survey team
continued into Marion county to the town of Bradfordsville. On
Highway 49 South near White Oak Branch Road a small microburst
occurred around 636 PM EDT. Estimated wind speeds of 62 mph
destroyed a small outbuilding and knocked down three hardwood trees.
No other damage was noted in eastern Marion County.

EF Scale:  The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak.....65 to 85 MPH
EF1...Weak.....86 to 110 MPH
EF2...Strong...111 to 135 MPH
EF3...Strong...136 to 165 MPH
EF4...Violent..166 to 200 MPH
EF5...Violent..>200 MPH

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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