Microburst in Stewart Couny Saturday May 1

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1125 AM CDT WED MAY 5 2010

...DAMAGE SURVEY RESULTS FOR NORTHWEST STEWART COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL
TENNESSEE...

* EVENT DATE - SATURDAY MAY 1 2010

* EVENT TIME - 315 AM CDT

* EVENT TYPE - MICROBURST

* EVENT LOCATION - RUSHING CREEK CAMPGROUND

* PEAK WIND - 80 MPH

* AVERAGE PATH WIDTH - 250 YARDS

* PATH LENGTH - 0.25 MILES

* INJURIES - NONE

* FATALITIES - NONE

* DISCUSSION/DAMAGE - BETWEEN 50 AND 100 VERY LARGE TREES UPROOTED
OR BROKEN OFF. SOFT WOODS WERE BROKEN OFF WITH HARDWOODS UPROOTED.
ROOF RIPPED OFF OPEN SHELTER. 5 GUY WIRES DOWN. SCORES OF CAMPERS
WERE EVACUTED STARTING AROUND 330 AM SATURDAY. MINOR DAMAGE TO
VEHICLES AND CAMPERS. PLAYGROUND AND NUMEROUS CAMPGROUNDS CURRENTLY
UNDER WATER. ALL CAMPGROUNDS WERE REPORTED CLOSED IN LBL.

SURVEYORS...HOOPER

THANKS TO NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN PADUCAH, KY FOR THEIR
HELP ON THIS DAMAGE SURVEY.

MICHAEL DAVIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
NASHVILLE TN


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