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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Paducah, KY
432 PM CDT Sun Jun 18 2017


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/18/2017 Draffenville KY Microburst EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...A microburst developed along the leading edge of
a bowing line of thunderstorms over Marshall County near
Draffenville, Kentucky.

.Microburst...

Peak wind /Estimated/:  85 mph
Path length /Statute/:  3 miles
Path width /Maximum/:   400 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             June 18, 2017
Start time:             917 am CDT
Start location:         1.25 miles west of Draffenville, Kentucky
                                        - along Foust Sledd Road

End date:               June 18, 2017
End time:               922 am CDT
End location:           1.75 miles east of NW Draffenville, Kentucky
                                        - east of Cypress Road

SURVEY_SUMMARY:

A garage was blown off its foundation and pivoted approximately
40 degrees. A roof covering between the garage and the house collapsed.
The adjacent house also had siding and the exterior covering at the
attic level blown out at one end. A car had its rear window broken
or blown out. At least a half dozen homes had lost some shingles or
other relatively light exterior damage. At least two other garages
sustained partial loss of roofs and siding. A boat dock business had
numerous docks or other property blown around. Several trees uprooted
and dozen of trees had broken limbs.

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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RLS/Smith



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