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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
753 PM EST Thu Mar 2 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 03/01/2017 Straight-Line Wind Event

.Northern Scott County into Jefferson County, Straight-Line Wind
Event...

Estimated Peak Wind:       Mostly 60-70, isolated 95-105 mph
Path Length/Statute/:      13 miles
Path Width/Maximum/:       1 mile
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                03/01/2017
Start Time:                6:05 AM EDT
Start Location:            2 mile NE of Austin, IN
Start Lat/Lon:             38.77N -85.78W

End Date:                  03/01/2017
End Time:                  6:22 AM EDT
End Location:              5 mile NW of Madison, Indiana
End Lat/Lon:               38.77N -85.55W

Survey Summary:

A 1 mile wide swath of 60-70 mph winds caused mostly tree damage in
northern Scott and Jefferson Counties in southern Indiana.  The most
significant damage occurred about 2 miles north of Canton in
Jefferson County where a well-built home lost its roof. The debris
pattern at this site  indicated it was a microburst.  Another ranch
style home on Harris Road in Scott County lost a metal roof.
Extensive tree damage occurred near the entrance to Hardy Lake Park.

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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JBS


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