Strong winds occurred Friday morning

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
224 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2008

...OBSERVED PEAK WIND GUSTS THIS MORNING...

STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT WERE SUSTAINED
FROM 30 TO 35 MPH FOR A FEW HOURS FRIDAY MORNING. PEAK WIND GUSTS
WERE GENERALLY FROM 40 TO 50 MPH. THE FOLLOWING ARE SUSTAINED AND
PEAK WIND MEASUREMENTS AT AUTOMATED AIRPORT OBSERVING SITES...

PEAK WIND GUSTS...

CAPE GIRARDEAU   44 MPH   0227 AM
CARBONDALE       44 MPH   0354 AM
POPLAR BLUFF     32 MPH   1014 AM
PADUCAH          48 MPH   0943 AM
EVANSVILLE       43 MPH   1012 AM
OWENSBORO        40 MPH   1057 AM
HOPKINSVILLE     43 MPH   1055 AM

SUSTAINED WINDS...

CAPE GIRARDEAU   32 MPH   0235 AM
CARBONDALE       33 MPH   0354 AM
POPLAR BLUFF     23 MPH   1015 AM
PADUCAH          35 MPH   1014 AM
EVANSVILLE       33 MPH   1012 AM
OWENSBORO        30 MPH   1034 AM
HOPKINSVILLE     29 MPH ESTIMATED  0511 AM ESTIMATED

MINOR DAMAGE WAS REPORTED...SUCH AS SMALL TREE LIMBS BLOWN DOWN. A
FEW PIECES OF SIDING WERE BLOWN OFF HOMES NEAR PADUCAH AND
HARRISBURG.


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