Floyd County

Event:  Straight line wind
Begin Time:  12:23am EDT
End time:  12:23am EDT
Begin point:  1 mile northeast of New Albany
End point:  1.5 miles northeast of New Albany
Wind speed:  up to 65 mph
Path length:  0.4 mile
Path width:  390 yards
Injuries:  0
Fatalities:  0

The most intense damage with this event was observed at a car wash at the junction of Vincennes Street and Elm Street where the top of the car wash was blown down.  Many large, old, shallow rooted trees were blown over in a west to east direction along Elm Street.  Sporadic straight line winds also damaged trees and a few chimneys along Oak Street and Culbertson Avenue as well.

The following photos were taken by a NWS Storm Survey Team.

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