PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY

730 PM CST MON JAN 3 2000

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JACKSON AND WILLIAMSON COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN

ILLINOIS...

AN NWS METEOROLOGIST FROM THE PADUCAH OFFICE SURVEYED DAMAGE IN

EAST JACKSON AND NORTHWEST WILLIAMSON COUNTIES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

THE SURVEY YIELDED THE FOLLOWING:

EVENT TYPE: DOWNBURST

WIND ESTIMATE: 130 MPH EAST JACKSON

80 TO 90 MPH NORTHWEST WILLIAMSON

DAMAGE PATH: APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE WIDE BY 5 MILES LONG

DAMAGE: 1 BRICK HOME DESTROYED

1 WOOD FRAME SEVERELY DAMAGED

SEVERAL HOMES PARTIALLY DAMAGED FROM FALLEN TREES

SEVERAL HOMES WITH PARTS OF ROOFS RIPPED OFF

NUMEROUS OUT BUILDINGS DESTROYED

INJURIES: NONE REPORTED

PAUL W

 


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