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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 56 kts.
State KENTUCKY
County/Area CHRISTIAN
WFO PAH
Begin Date 07/06/2012 17:45:00 CST-6
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth NNW
Begin Location MERRITTSTOWN
Begin Lat/Lon 36.88/-87.58
End Date 07/06/2012 17:45:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 20.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms occurred during the heat of the afternoon. The storms were primarily driven by heat and instability. A strong upper-level high was centered over the Midwestern states.
Event Narrative About midway between Gracey and Hopkinsville off U.S. Highway 68, two old wooden barns were destroyed. One barn was flattened, and the other barn was pushed over. About ten trees were damaged. The damage was caused by downburst winds from a weakening thunderstorm.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
OAK GROVE CHRISTIAN CO. KY 07/06/2012 13:05 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BACKUSBURG CALLOWAY CO. KY 07/06/2012 15:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
MERRITTSTOWN CHRISTIAN CO. KY 07/06/2012 17:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K