Public Information Statement, Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1000 AM CDT TUE JUN 1 2004

...STORM DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR PERRY COUNTY ILLINOIS...

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

* EVENT DATE:  SUNDAY MAY 30 2004

* EVENT TYPE:  F-1 TORNADO 

* ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WINDS:  90 MPH

* ESTIMATED TIME: APPROX. 630 PM CDT

* EVENT LOCATION: PATH BEGAN 5-6 MILES NORTHWEST OF PINCKNEYVILLE ON 
BETHEL CHURCH ROAD AND CROSSED INTO WASHINGTON COUNTY NEAR WHERE 
U.S. HIGHWAY 51 CROSSES THE COUNTY LINE 

* DAMAGE AREA DIMENSIONS: 12 MILES LONG AND 75 YARDS WIDE
                               
* INJURIES: 0 

* DEATHS:   NONE

* DAMAGE:   PRELIMINARY ESTIMATE 250 THOUSAND DOLLARS. 5 BARNS 
DESTROYED DIRECTLY BY WIND...OTHER DAMAGE MOSTLY DUE TO TREES 
FALLING ON BUILDINGS.

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FIELDS/YORK



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