May 6, 2003 Tornado Outbreak
Storm Assessment

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ABUS34 KPAH 072157
PNSPAH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
457 PM CDT WED MAY 7 2003

...STORM DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR MCCRACKEN COUNTY IN WESTERN 
KENTUCKY...
 
NWS OFFICIALS CONDUCTED A STORM DAMAGE SURVEY TODAY IN MCCRACKEN 
COUNTY. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE FINDINGS OF THE SURVEY...

* EVENT DATE: TUESDAY 6 MAY 2003

* EVENT TYPE: F0 TORNADO  

* ESTIMATED TIME:  1120 PM CDT
                   
* EVENT LOCATIONS: 
  BETWEEN MELBER AND LOVELACEVILLE...LESS THAN 1 MILE INSIDE THE 
  MCCRACKEN AND GRAVES COUNTY LINE...ON THE MCCRACKEN COUNTY SIDE.

* ESTIMATED WINDS: 70 MPH (PEAK) 

* DAMAGE AREA DIMENSIONS:
   75 YARDS WIDE BY 2 MILES IN LENGTH...BROKEN PATH
 
* INJURIES:  NONE
     
* FATALITIES: NONE

* DAMAGE: 
   SEVERAL TREES SNAPPED AT THEIR MID POINTS...OR TOWARD THE TOPS. A 
   FEW SMALL TREES BLOWN DOWN...MODERATE SIZE TREES BLOWN DOWN IN 
   LOW LAND AREAS WITH WET GROUND CONDITIONS.

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