Jefferson County, KY Downburst July 7 2014

Jul 07, 2014 Downburst in Jefferson County, KY

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Damage Type: Straight-line winds

Begin Time: 8:20 PM EDT
End Time: 8:30 PM EDT

Begin Point: Lyndon
End Point: Graymoor-Devondale

Wind Speed: 65-75 mph

Path Length: 1.5 miles
Path Width: 1.5 miles

Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 0

A small thunderstorm developed over Jefferson County,
Kentucky and quickly produced very strong, gusty winds. About ten
trees were blown down, and 13 power poles were damaged to the point
of needing to be replaced.  Many large branches were torn down.
Fourteen thousand addresses were without power at the peak of the
storm.  Winds speeds were likely equivalent to an EF0 tornado.
 

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