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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Jackson KY
1132 PM EDT Fri Jul 6 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/05/18 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

A storm damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service
in Jackson, Kentucky found microburst wind damage consistent with
winds between 100 and 110 mph across northeast portions of
Frenchburg, Kentucky.

.THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE NORTHEAST FRENCHBURG...

Peak wind E:              100-110 mph
Path length /Statute/:    1 mile
Path width /Maximum/:     275 yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               Jul 05 2018
Start time:               715 pm EDT
Start location:           Frenchburg, KY
Start Lat/Lon:            37.9678 / -83.6114

End date:                 Jul 05 2018
End time:                 716 pm EDT
End location:             Frenchburg, KY
End lat/lon:              37.9561 / -83.6200

SURVEY SUMMARY: Microburst winds, felled numerous trees and large branches.
Damage began just east of Highway 36 near the water treatment plant, and
ended east of Highway 36 near a salt storage structure, where the thick tarp
covering was damaged. Some damage was also noted just west of Highway 36.
Some shingles were blown off of a small shed. Metal roofing was also peeled
back off of a roof of a house. The most intense damage occurred along
a 125 yard patch just south of Sorrell Road to Beaver Creek, where estimated
winds of between 100 and 110 mph broke trunks and uprooted several hardwood
trees.

NOTE:
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to change pending
final review of the event and publication in NWS Storm Data.

$$

GEOGERIAN



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