Microburst Confirmed In Middletown Delaware On Tuesday.

.MIDDLETOWN MICROBURST...

PEAK WIND ESTIMATED:	90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   1.5 MILES
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 12, 2022
START TIME:             5:36 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         5 MILES NW MIDDLETOWN, NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE
START LAT/LON:          39.51/-75.78

END DATE:               JULY 12, 2022
END TIME:               5:40 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           4 MILES N MIDDLETOWN, NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE
END LAT/LON:            39.51/-75.73

A MICROBURST OCCURRED ABOUT 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF MIDDLETOWN, DE IN 
NEW CASTLE COUNTY AROUND 5:36 PM EDT. THE AREA OF DAMAGE WAS 
CONFINED MAINLY TO A RESIDENTIAL AREA WEST OF US ROUTE 301 ALONG 
CHURCHTOWN ROAD. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED IN THE AREA AND SOME 
HOMES SUSTAINED SOME MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE. THE WORST OF THE 
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE INCLUDED A GARAGE DOOR BEING BLOWN OUT. IN THE 
SAME RESIDENTIAL AREA, A PERSONAL WEATHER STATION MEASURED AN 87 MPH 
WIND GUST ON CAZIER DRIVE AT 5:40 PM EDT.

THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS RESULTING IN THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY THIS 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAVE BEEN ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND 90 MPH.

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