Damage Pictures from Meadville

Summary of Damages: Intense downburst winds associated with a large bowing line of severe thunderstorms impacted much of the city of Meadville around 10:13am on May 3, 2009.. Dozens of large trees, both hardwood and softwood, were snapped and uprooted along with hundreds of limbs. Trees fell on a number of homes and outbuildings, causing major damage. Many powerlines and poles were snapped by the winds or trees/limbs falling on them. At least a couple of homes and several outbuildings lost shingles or parts of their roofs. Maximum estimated winds were 90mph.

Pictures are courtesy of Melinda Bradford, a National Weather Service Cooperative Observer, from Meadville.


 Damage Pictures


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