5 July 2004
central Kentucky and southern Indiana
High Thunderstorm Winds

A squall line with numerous severe thunderstorms crossed over central Kentucky and parts of southern Indiana during the afternoon and early evening hours of Monday, July 5, 2004. Bow echo signatures were associated with severe straight-line wind damage, with estimated speeds nearing 80 MPH.

The following is a text summary of severe weather phenomena from that day.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT ... SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
652 PM EDT MON JUL 05 2004
..TIME...   ...EVENT...     ...CITY LOCATION...      ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION...ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..
0225 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HAWESVILLE              37.90N 86.76W 
07/05/2004 HANCOCK KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN AS WELL AS POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS 
THE CITY
0225 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DUBOIS                  38.45N 86.80W 
07/05/2004 DUBOIS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
NUMEROUS LARGE TREES DOWN
0230 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HARTFORD                37.45N 86.89W 
07/05/2004 OHIO KY TRAINED SPOTTER
TREES WERE DOWNED. THE SPOTTER ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS OF 
60 TO 70 MPH.
0242 PM     TSTM WND GST     HARTFORD                37.45N 86.89W 
07/05/2004 60 MPH OHIO KY TRAINED SPOTTER
NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA
0300 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 E ROCHESTER           37.21N 86.80W 
07/05/2004 BUTLER KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 70.
0302 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HARDINSBURG             37.78N 86.46W 
07/05/2004 BRECKINRIDGE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES WERE DOWNED COUNTYWIDE.
0305 PM     TSTM WND DMG     RUSSELLVILLE            36.84N 86.89W 
07/05/2004 LOGAN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWNED COUNTYWIDE.
0315 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ADAIRVILLE              36.67N 86.85W 
07/05/2004 LOGAN KY TRAINED SPOTTER
TREES WERE DOWNED.
0315 PM     HAIL             BROOKS                  38.07N 85.72W 
07/05/2004 0.88 INCH BULLITT KY PUBLIC
0315 PM     TSTM WND DMG     AUBURN                  36.87N 86.70W 
07/05/2004 LOGAN KY EMERGENCY MNGR
A ROOF BLOWN OFF A BUILDING IN AUBURN AND THERE ARE 
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS LOGAN COUNTY.
0325 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BRANDENBURG             38.00N 86.18W 
07/05/2004 MEADE KY EMERGENCY MNGR
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS MEADE COUNTY
0325 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LANESVILLE              38.24N 85.98W 
07/05/2004 HARRISON IN EMERGENCY MNGR
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN FROM LACONIA TO LANESVILLE
0326 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUNFISH                 37.30N 86.37W 
07/05/2004 EDMONSON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.
0326 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CANEYVILLE              37.42N 86.49W 
07/05/2004 GRAYSON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWNED.
0327 PM     HAIL             4 S HILLVIEW            38.01N 85.69W 
07/05/2004 0.88 INCH BULLITT KY AMATEUR RADIO
0328 PM     TSTM WND GST     BOWLING GREEN           36.97N 86.44W 
07/05/2004 55 MPH WARREN KY OFFICIAL NWS OBS
0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BOWLING GREEN           36.97N 86.44W 
07/05/2004 WARREN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTY WIDE.
0330 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FREDERICKSBURG          38.43N 86.19W 
07/05/2004 WASHINGTON IN EMERGENCY MNGR
TREES DOWN IN FREDERICKSBURG
0335 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FRANKLIN                36.73N 86.57W 
07/05/2004 SIMPSON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES WERE DOWNED COUNTYWIDE.
0340 PM     TSTM WND GST     BOWLING GREEN           36.97N 86.44W 
07/05/2004 79 MPH WARREN KY TRAINED SPOTTER
WIND GUST AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE BUILDING AT 
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY. SOME WEATHER INSTRUMENTS ON
THE ROOF OF THE BUILDING WERE DAMAGED.
0345 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SCOTTSVILLE             36.75N 86.20W 
07/05/2004 ALLEN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES WERE DOWNED COUNTYWIDE.
0350 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LOUISVILLE              38.22N 85.74W 
07/05/2004 JEFFERSON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE.
0355 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ELIZABETHTOWN           37.70N 85.87W 
07/05/2004 HARDIN KY EMERGENCY MNGR
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN AND AROUND ELIZABETHTOWN
0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HODGENVILLE             37.57N 85.74W 
07/05/2004 LARUE KY EMERGENCY MNGR
NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN THROUGHOUT LARUE 
COUNTY
0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FLOYDS KNOBS            38.32N 85.87W 
07/05/2004 FLOYD IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
SEVERAL TREES DOWN IN AND AROUND FLOYDS KNOBS
0405 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BOSTON                  37.78N 85.67W 
07/05/2004 NELSON KY EMERGENCY MNGR
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN
0410 PM     TSTM WND GST     HARDYVILLE              37.25N 85.80W 
07/05/2004 65 MPH HART KY TRAINED SPOTTER
TREES REPORTED BLOCKING A ROAD IN THE AREA
0410 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GLASGOW                 37.00N 85.92W 
07/05/2004 BARREN KY EMERGENCY MNGR
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN THROUGHOUT BARREN COUNTY
0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LA GRANGE               38.40N 85.38W 
07/05/2004 OLDHAM KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS OLDHAM COUNTY
0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              37.26N 85.50W 
07/05/2004 GREEN KY EMERGENCY MNGR
TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HENRYVILLE              38.53N 85.77W 
07/05/2004 CLARK IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWN IN THE CITIES OF NEW MARKET AND HENRYVILLE
0425 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TOMPKINSVILLE           36.70N 85.69W 
07/05/2004 MONROE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0429 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CAMPBELLSVILLE          37.35N 85.35W 
07/05/2004 TAYLOR KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
LARGE TREE FELL ON A HOUSE IN CAMPBELLSVILLE AND THERE 
WERE NUMEROUS TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0430 PM     HAIL             BARDSTOWN               37.81N 85.46W 
07/05/2004 0.75 INCH NELSON KY TRAINED SPOTTER
TREES DOWN AND PART OF A BARN ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF
0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     EDMONTON                36.98N 85.62W 
07/05/2004 METCALFE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 S BEDFORD             38.52N 85.32W 
07/05/2004 TRIMBLE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
BARN BLOWN DOWN
0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LEBANON                 37.57N 85.25W 
07/05/2004 MARION KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ALBANY                  36.69N 85.14W 
07/05/2004 CLINTON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0432 PM     TSTM WND GST     MARROWBONE              36.82N 85.50W 
07/05/2004 60 MPH CUMBERLAND KY CO-OP OBSERVER
LARGE TREE LIMB FELL ON NEIGHBORS CAR
0435 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHELBYVILLE             38.22N 85.23W 
07/05/2004 SHELBY KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES BLOWN DOWN IN SIMPSONVILLE AND SHELBYVILLE
0439 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SPRINGFIELD             37.69N 85.22W 
07/05/2004 WASHINGTON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
A TREE AND SOME LARGE LIMBS WERE DOWNED.
0445 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FRANKFORT               38.19N 84.87W 
07/05/2004 FRANKLIN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
SEVERAL LARGE TREES DOWN
0450 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COLUMBIA                37.10N 85.31W 
07/05/2004 ADAIR KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0452 PM     TSTM WND DMG     EMINENCE                38.37N 85.17W 
07/05/2004 HENRY KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN IN EMINENCE
0505 PM     TSTM WND DMG     JAMESTOWN               36.99N 85.07W 
07/05/2004 RUSSELL KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
NUMEROUS TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0510 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NICHOLASVILLE           37.88N 84.58W 
07/05/2004 JESSAMINE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0510 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HARRODSBURG             37.77N 84.85W 
07/05/2004 MERCER KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
A TREE WAS DOWN OVER A COUNTY ROAD. LARGE LIMBS WERE 
DOWNED.
0515 PM     TSTM WND DMG     VERSAILLES              38.05N 84.73W 
07/05/2004 WOODFORD KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
ONE LARGE TREE AND SEVERAL LARGE LIMBS DOWN
0515 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LIBERTY                 37.32N 84.93W 
07/05/2004 CASEY KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTYWIDE
0515 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DANVILLE                37.64N 84.77W 
07/05/2004 BOYLE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES BLOWN DOWN THROUGHOUT DANVILLE
0517 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LANCASTER               37.62N 84.58W 
07/05/2004 GARRARD KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
POWER LINES WERE DOWN IN LANCASTER. OTHER POWER LINES 
WERE DOWN IN THE PAINT LICK AREA. TREES WERE DOWN
COUNTYWIDE.
0530 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LEXINGTON               38.04N 84.46W 
07/05/2004 FAYETTE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
ISOLATED TREES DOWN IN SOUTH LEXINGTON
0540 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 E STANFORD            37.53N 84.61W 
07/05/2004 LINCOLN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
TREES WERE DOWNED.
0545 PM     TSTM WND DMG     RICHMOND                37.74N 84.29W 
07/05/2004 MADISON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT
ISOLATED TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY

 


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