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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
520 PM EDT SAT JUN 24 2017

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0605 PM     TORNADO          SAINT FRANCIS           37.62N 85.44W
06/23/2017                   MARION             KY   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THIS SHORT-LIVED TORNADO SPUN UP IN A
            BROADER AREA OF 40-60 MPH WINDS THAT CAUSED
            MINOR TREE DAMAGE ACROSS AN AREA OVER A MILE
            WIDE IN WESTERN MARION COUNTY. THE TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN ON THE EDGE OF A LARGE WOODED
            AREA WEST OF HIGHWAY 527 0.4 MILES SOUTH OF
            ST. FRANCIS. MOVING DUE EAST, IT SNAPPED THE
            TRUNKS OF SEVERAL LARGE TREES, BLOCKING THE
            HIGHWAY, AND MOWED DOWN A LINE OF TREES
            ALONG LOUIS MATTINGLY ROAD. AFTER LIFTING
            NEAR A BEND IN THAT ROAD, IT TOUCHED DOWN
            AGAIN NEAR HOG BARNS ON THE SOUTH END OF A
            MILLS ROAD, DAMAGING SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS.
            DRONE FOOTAGE OF CORN NEAR THE BARNS SHOWED
            MULTIPLE STREAKS OF INTENSE WINDS IN AN AREA
            APPROXIMATELY 75 YARDS IN WIDTH. CONTINUING
            TO THE EAST, THE TORNADO FLATTENED A TOBACCO
            BARN OFF SPENCER HAMILTON ROAD SOUTH OF
            LORETTA BEFORE LIFTING.


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