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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
0704 PM EDT Wed Apr 08 2015

...NWS Damage Survey for Meade County, Kentucky 04/07/2015
Thunderstorm Wind Event...

.Meade County Kentucky Severe Thunderstorm Wind Damage Survey...

Peak Wind Estimated :      75-80  MPH
Path Length:               4.0 miles
Path Width/Maximum/:       1.5 miles
Fatalities:                0
Injuries:                  0

Start Date:                Apr 7 2015
Start Time:                4:33 PM EDT
Start Location:            0.3 mile E of Concordia

End Date:                  Apr 7 2015
End Times:                 4:38 PM EDT
End Location:              4.4 miles NE of Concordia


Survey Summary:

The NWS damage survey revealed two distinct areas of 75-80 mph wind
damage in an otherwise broad area of lesser winds that caused minor
tree damage east of Concordia in northern Meade County. Though
initial observations appeared to indicate the possibility of a small
tornado, when plotted, these damage areas - approximately 1/3 mile
apart - exhibited the type of divergent damage patterns typically
associated with microbursts, and appear to have occurred
concurrently.

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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