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    Wind Damage - Huber Heights, Ohio


    Photographer's Description: Wind damage with an estimated wind gust of 60 mph in
    Huber Heights. Photo shows
    damage to a fence and a swing that was blown about 15 feet across the back yard.

    Photographer Justin Fritts
    Date taken January 30, 2008
    Location Huber Heights, OH (Montgomery County)     map
    Event Straight-line wind damage

    Additional notes

    Widespread wind damage occurred across the Ohio Valley when a thin line of thunderstorms raced across the region.  These storms were not particularly strong, however winds just a few thousand feet were very high (60-80 mph).  The downdrafts in the thunderstorms were able to mix these strong winds down to the surface, with widespread reports of 50-65 mph winds across the Ohio Valley.

    Storm Reports from 1/29/08




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