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Record Report

21 5 EDT Mon Jul 28 2014

... New daily precipitation record set at Jackson KY...

1.37 inches of precipitation was recorded for July 27th. This breaks
the previous daily precipitation record of 0.98 inches set back in
2007. Climate records for Jackson date back to 1981.


Local Storm Report



07/27/2014 1000 PM

Goldbug, Whitley County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Several trees down near Goldbug and Canada town.




07/27/2014 1000 PM

Williamsburg, Whitley County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Ankle deep water on south tenth street near the
            Cumberland College football stadium.




07/27/2014 1020 PM

Saxton, Whitley County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            Several trees down in the south end of the County
            including on highways 2996... 628... 1804 and 25w.




07/27/2014 1035 PM

Williamsburg, Whitley County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Flash flooding reported on Elm Street and south second
            street. Flood waters tire deep on vehicle.




07/27/2014 1035 PM

Wofford, Whitley County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Flash flooding at several locations on Highway 26 between
            Williamsburg and Rockholds.




07/27/2014 1020 PM

Saxton, Whitley County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by dept of highways.


            Several trees down in the south end of the County
            including on highways 2996... 628... 1804 and 25w.





07/27/2014 1035 PM

Wofford, Whitley County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Flash flooding at several locations on Highway 26 between
            Williamsburg and Rockholds.




07/27/2014 1035 PM

Williamsburg, Whitley County.

Flash flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Flash flooding reported on Elm Street and south second
            street. Flood waters tire deep on vehicle.





07/27/2014 1000 PM

Goldbug, Whitley County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Several trees down near Goldbug and Canada town.




07/27/2014 1000 PM

Williamsburg, Whitley County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Ankle deep water on south tenth street near the
            Cumberland College football stadium.





07/27/2014 1000 PM

Williamsburg, Whitley County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Ankle deep water on south tenth street near the
            Cumberland College football stadium.





07/27/2014 1000 PM

Goldbug, Whitley County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Several trees down near Goldbug and Canada town.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:49 PM EDT on July 28, 2014


... NWS damage survey for 07/27/2014 tornado event...

... EF1 tornado touches down in rural Leslie County...

.Leslie County tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 85-95 mph
path length /statute/: 1.75 miles
path width /maximum/: 500 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: July 27 2014
start time: 4:24 PM EDT
start location: 3 E Helton / Leslie County / KY
start lat/lon: 36.9569 / -83.3376

End date: July 27 2014
end time: 4:26 PM EDT
end location: 5 ESE Helton / Leslie County / KY
end lat/lon: 36.9517 / -83.3052

Survey summary: a tornado touched down briefly in southern Leslie
County visible from Highway 2009 around 425 PM on Sunday afternoon.
A consistent path of uprooted and snapped Hardwood and softwood
trees was observed descending down the lower double branch creek and
then back up the adjacent hillside in a west-northwest to east-
southeast direction. On the south side of this path snapped and
uprooted trees were observed laying in a southeast to northwest
direction. No structures were damaged. The tornado touched down in a
remote area and the only access was via Highway 2009... thus tornado
specifics are limited to what could be observed from the Road.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into
the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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