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July 15, 2007
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
206 PM EDT MON JUL 16 2007

...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE CONFIRMED IN NORTHEAST ADAMS
COUNTY AND CLERMONT COUNTY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONDUCTED A STORM DAMAGE SURVEY THIS
MORNING AT MINERAL SPRINGS LAKE IN NORTHEAST ADAMS COUNTY.

BASED ON EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS...IT SOUNDS LIKE THE STORM DID HAVE A
WALL CLOUD. HOWEVER...THE DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS. EYEWITNESSES REPORTED THE DAMAGE OCCURRED BETWEEN 315 PM AND
330 PM SUNDAY AFTERNOON...JULY 15TH.

SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED. THE DAMAGE FELL IN
THE SAME GENERAL DIRECTION ALONG A 3/4 MILE PATH THAT WAS 50 TO 60
YARDS WIDE. THE WINDS WERE ESTIMATED TO BE BETWEEN 80 AND 100 MPH.

NO INJURIES OR FATALITIES WERE CAUSED BY THE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS.

IN ADDITION...EMA AND FIRE OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THAT STRAIGHT
LINE WINDS CAUSED THE DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED NEAR AMELIA IN CLERMONT
COUNTY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...JULY 15TH.

$$
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH
148 PM EDT MON JUL 16 2007

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0115 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 W CINCINNATI          39.14N 84.56W 
07/15/2007  E58 MPH          HAMILTON           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0115 PM     HAIL             CINCINNATI              39.14N 84.51W 
07/15/2007  E0.88 INCH       HAMILTON           OH   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0115 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COVINGTON               39.04N 84.51W 
07/15/2007                   KENTON             KY   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TREES AND BRANCHES DOWN CITY WIDE.

0130 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NEWPORT                 39.08N 84.49W 
07/15/2007                   CAMPBELL           KY   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF CAMPBELL 
            COUNTY

0135 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S NEWTOWN             39.09N 84.35W 
07/15/2007                   HAMILTON           OH   PUBLIC          

            LARGE TREE UPROOTED

0142 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CINCINNATI              39.14N 84.51W 
07/15/2007                   HAMILTON           OH   PUBLIC          

            LARGE BRANCHES BROKEN

0150 PM     TSTM WND DMG     AMELIA                  39.03N 84.22W 
07/15/2007                   CLERMONT           OH   PUBLIC          

            TREES DOWN

0159 PM     HAIL             INDEPENDENCE            38.95N 84.55W 
07/15/2007  E0.88 INCH       KENTON             KY   PUBLIC      

0300 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SEAMAN                  38.94N 83.57W 
07/15/2007                   ADAMS              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            SEVERAL TREES DOWN

0300 PM     HAIL             PEEBLES                 38.95N 83.41W 
07/15/2007  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              OH   PUBLIC          

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL

0305 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 SE PEEBLES            38.92N 83.37W 
07/15/2007                   ADAMS              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            *** 1 INJ *** SEVERAL CAMPERS OVERTURNED AT MINERAL 
            SPRINGS LAKE. AT LEAST ONE INJURED.

0326 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WAVERLY                 39.13N 82.98W 
07/15/2007                   PIKE               OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TREE DOWN

0326 PM     HAIL             WAVERLY                 39.13N 82.98W 
07/15/2007  E1.00 INCH       PIKE               OH   PUBLIC          

            QUARTER INCH HAIL

0326 PM     HAIL             RARDEN                  38.92N 83.24W 
07/15/2007  E0.75 INCH       SCIOTO             OH   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0400 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 E WEST UNION          38.79N 83.40W 
07/15/2007                   ADAMS              OH   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TREES DOWN ON BETHANY RIDGE RD.

0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BIG BONE                38.89N 84.75W 
07/15/2007                   BOONE              KY   PUBLIC          

            5 TREES DOWN IN BIG BONE LICK STATE PARK

0415 PM     TSTM WND DMG     10 SE PORTSMOUTH        38.65N 82.82W 
07/15/2007                   SCIOTO             OH   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES DOWN IN PORTER TOWNSHIP. ONE WAS BIG ENOUGH THAT A 
            BACKHOE WAS NEEDED TO REMOVE IT.

$$

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