Public Information Statement, Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1010 AM CDT THU JUN 3 2004

...STORM DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS...

NWS OFFICIALS HAVE CONDUCTED A GROUND DAMAGE SURVEY IN JEFFERSON 
COUNTY ILLINOIS. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE FINDINGS OF THE SURVEY:  

* EVENT DATE:  SUNDAY MAY 30 2004

* EVENT TYPE:  F1 TORNADO BRIEFLY (MOSTLY F0 TORNADO) 

* ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WINDS:   110 MPH

* ESTIMATED TIME: APPROXIMATELY 645 PM CDT

* EVENT LOCATION:  FROM JUST EAST OF ASHLEY...TO JUST NORTH OF 
                   WOODLAWN...TO JUST SOUTH OF DIX...TO JUST NORTH 
                   OF TEXICO. TORNADO WAS NOT ON THE GROUND THE 
                   WHOLE TIME...DAMAGE WAS SPORADIC.  


* DAMAGE AREA DIMENSIONS: 18 MILES LONG AND 50-75 YARDS WIDE AND MOSTLY
                          IN VERY RURAL AREA.
                               
* INJURIES: NONE 

* DEATHS:   NONE

* DAMAGE:   SEVERAL HOUSES WITH ROOF DAMAGE...TILES BLOWN OFF OR
            TREE LIMBS FALLEN ONTO ROOFS. 1 BARN DESTROYED AND 1
            BARN DAMAGED JUST NORTH OF WOODLAWN. 

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