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    Wind Damage - Hamilton, Ohio

    09/14/2008


    Photographer's description:  Cleanup continues on Monday evening after a tree damages a
    home on Franklin Ave in Hamilton, OH


    Photographer Alryssa Kelly
    Date taken September 15, 2008
    Location Hamilton, OH  (Butler County)     map
    Event Wind damage

    Additional notes

    The remnants of Hurricane Ike merged with a frontal boundary and swept through the Ohio Valley on Sunday, September 14.  An intense pressure gradient to the south of this system resulted in widespread winds gusts of 50 to 75 mph across much of Indiana, Ohio and northern Kentucky.  These winds persisted for several hours which caused very widespread damage with downed trees and power lines, damage to structures, and numerous structure fires.  The wind storm left over 1 million people without power across Wilmington's forecast area and resulted in 4 fatalities.


     

     


     

     




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