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NOUS44 KAMA 092217

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
517 PM CDT Fri Jun 9 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 06/08/2017 thunderstorm wind event...

.Thunderstorm wind #1: Northern Randall County...

Peak Wind:                 90 mph
Path Length /Statute/:     8.3 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:      2.0 miles
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                June 8th, 2017
Start Time:                8:47 PM CDT
Start Location:            4 N of Timbercreek Canyon
Start Lat/Lon:             35.113/-101.82

End Date:                  June 8th, 2017
End Time:                  9:12 PM CDT
End Location:              3 ESE Canyon
End Lat/Lon:               34.964/-101.87

A downburst with strong outflow winds occurred beneath
a supercell thunderstorm causing damage to a number of
trees, power poles, industrial buildings and residential
homes in portions of northern Randall County. Damage
began at the water treatment plant off Grand Street where
roofing material was stripped off some industrial
buildings. As the storm progressed south/southwest,
further damage to a number of homes and outbuildings
occurred off Washington St. and W Plantation Rd. The
worst damage was observed near S. Georgia St. and W.
McAfee Rd where a well built house had a patio awning lifted over
the house and landed onto the garage. The outflow winds began to
dissipate just southeast of Canyon.

.Thunderstorm wind #2: Southeast Amarillo...

Peak Wind:                 70 mph
Path Length /Statute/:     2.0 miles
Path Width /Maximum/:      1.0 miles
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                June 8th, 2017
Start Time:                8:40 PM CDT
Start Location:            3 SSE Amarillo
Start Lat/Lon:             35.162/-101.81

End Date:                  June 8th, 2017
End Time:                  8:45 PM CDT
End Location:              4 S Amarillo
End Lat/Lon:               35.151/-101.83

A brief but powerful downburst occurred on the south side of

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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