110 MPH Macroburst confirmed in Caroline, Kent, And Sussex Counties Tuesday

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
445 PM EDT THU JUL 14 2022

...NWS DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FOR JULY 12TH, 2022 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

.DENTON-HOBBS-ANDREWSVILLE-FARMINGTON MACROBURST...

PEAK WIND ESTIMATED:	110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  18 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   4 MILES
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               1

START DATE:             JULY 12, 2022
START TIME:             7:22 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         1.5 MILES SW DENTON, CAROLINE COUNTY, MARYLAND
START LAT/LON:          38.86/-75.85

END DATE:               JULY 12, 2022
END TIME:               7:57 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           4 MILES E FARMINGTON, SUSSEX COUNTY, DELAWARE
END LAT/LON:            38.87/-75.50

A MACROBURST BEGAN AROUND 7:22 PM EDT ABOUT 1.5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF 
DENTON, MD IN CAROLINE COUNTY ALONG THE CHOPTANK RIVER. THE FIRST 
AREA IMPACTED BY THE MACROBURST WAS AT MARTINAK STATE PARK WHERE 
NUMEROUS TREES WERE DAMAGED. ONE TREE FELL ONTO A CAMPING TRAILER IN 
THE CAMPGROUND RESULTING IN ONE MINOR INJURY TO AN OCCUPANT. A 
PERSONAL WEATHER STATION JUST NORTH OF THE STATE PARK MEASURED A 70 
MPH WIND GUST. THE PARENT STORM TRAVELED EASTWARD AND IMPACTED THE 
HOBBS, MD AREA THEN CROSSED INTO FAR SOUTHWESTERN KENT COUNTY IN 
DELAWARE WHERE IT CONTINUED TOWARD THE ANDREWSVILLE, DE AND 
FARMINGTON, DE AREAS. ALONG THIS PATH, NUMEROUS AREAS SUSTAINED 
CONSIDERABLE TREE AND UTILITY POLE DAMAGE ALONG WITH SOME 
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. NUMEROUS TREES WERE UPROOTED OR SNAPPED AND SOME 
UTILITIES POLES WERE SNAPPED. A FEW STRUCTURES SUSTAINED 
CONSIDERABLE ROOF MATERIAL AND ROOF STRUCTURE REMOVAL, INCLUDING A 
FEW BARNS, FARM OUTHOUSES, AND CHICKEN HOUSES. AN UNUSED GRAIN SILO 
AND A RESIDENTIAL TV ANTENNA TOWER WERE COLLAPSED. ONE HOME HAD A 
COUPLE WINDOWS BLOWN OUT. THE STORM CONTINUED EASTWARD INTO NORTHERN 
SUSSEX COUNTY EAST OF US ROUTE 13 WHERE IT BEGAN TO WEAKEN 
CONSIDERABLY BY 7:57 PM EDT.

THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS RESULTING IN THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY THIS 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAVE BEEN ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND 110 MPH.

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