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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY

530 PM CST MON JAN 3 2000

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY MISSOURI...

AN NWS METEOROLOGIST FROM THE PADUCAH OFFICE SURVEYED DAMAGE IN

SOUTHERN CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE SURVEY...

WHICH WAS COORDINATED WITH THE CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY EMERGENCY

MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR...YIELDED THE FOLLOWING:

EVENT TYPE: DOWNBURST

WIND ESTIMATE: 90 TO 100 MPH

DAMAGE PATH: APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILE WIDE BY 2 MILES LONG

DAMAGE: 6 MOBILE HOMES/TRAVEL TRAILORS DAMAGED/DESTROYED.

2 HOMES DAMAGED.

1 BUSINESS WITH MAJOR DAMAGE, 2 WITH MINOR.

INJURIES: 3 INJURIES

TIME: APPROXIMATELY 9:00 AM

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