...Straight-line Winds in Jessamine County, Kentucky...

Damage Type:  Straight-line winds

Date:  January 30, 2013

Begin time:  6:21am EST
End time:  6:22am EST

Begin point:  2 miles east of Nicholasville
End point: 3.5 miles northeast of Nicholasville

Wind speed:  60-65 mph

Path length:  1.5 miles of sporadic damage
Path width:  100 yards

Narrative: Sporadic wind damage occurred along Union Mills Road (Highway 169) between Mackey Road and Highway 1981. Two large barns were destroyed and one other barn had significant damage. The larges barn off Highway 1981 was 100 feet long by 65 feet wide by 40 feet high. Several trees were blown down in an easterly direction.

The National Weather Service is grateful to Jessamine County Emergency Management for their assistance with our storm damage assessment.


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