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Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
840 AM CDT SAT JUL 19 2014

...CORRECTED LOCATION...

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JULY 16 2014 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

UPDATE # 2...

.THUNDERSTORM WIND # 1...

PEAK WIND E:            90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   900 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               1

START DATE:             JULY 16 2014
START TIME:             614 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 MILES WNW OF GRAPE CREEK/TOM GREEN COUNTY

END DATE:               JULY 16 2014
END TIME:               630 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           5 MILES NW OF GRAPE CREEK/TOM GREEN COUNTY

SURVEY SUMMARY: A POWERFUL MICROBURST STRUCK ABOUT 5 MILES NORTHWEST
OF GRAPE CREEK ON THE EVENING OF WEDNESDAY...JULY 16...AND PRODUCED
ONE INJURY AND EXTENSIVE DAMAGE ACROSS THE INDIAN CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD
LOCATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF GLASS ROAD AND GRAPE CREEK ROAD.

SHINGLES WERE BLOWN OFF SEVERAL RESIDENCES...A SINGLE WIDE MOBILE
HOME  WAS MOVED OFF ITS BLOCKS...SEVERAL WINDOWS OF MOBILE HOMES AND
VEHICLES WERE BROKEN BY FLYING DEBRIS...SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS WERE
DESTROYED...A LARGE METAL BUILDING HOUSING LARGE HAY BALES WAS ALSO
DESTROYED AND THE METAL WAS THROWN A COUPLE OF HUNDRED YARDS...AND
MOBILE HOME SKIRTING WAS BLOWN OUT.

THESE TYPE OF MICROBURSTS ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO DETECT WITH RADAR
SINCE THEY CAN OCCUR WITH ANY ORDINARY THUNDERSTORM DURING THE
SUMMER MONTHS. ALTHOUGH THESE WERE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS...THESE TYPE
OF STORMS CAN RESULT IN TORNADO LIKE WIND DAMAGE.  THE DAMAGE
PATTERN ASSOCIATED WITH MICROBURSTS IS USUALLY IN A DIVERGENT OR
SPREADING OUT PATTERN IN ALL DIRECTIONS.

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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