Damage Results from Microburst on 6/26

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
400 PM CDT MON JUN 28 2010

...DAMAGE IN DAVIDSON COUNTY ON JUNE 26 WAS DUE TO A MICROBURST ..

A SURVEY TEAM CONSISTING OF PERSONNEL FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE AND THE METRO NASHVILLE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
SURVEYED DAMAGE IN THE GRIEVE HALL AREA OF SOUTHERN DAVIDSON COUNTY
TODAY. THE TEAM WAS SURVEYING DAMAGE FROM STORMS WHICH AFFECTED THE
AREA SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

IT WAS DETERMINED THAT A MICROBURST WITH MAXIMUM WINDS AROUND 90 MPH
OCCURRED. AROUND 100 TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED...SEVERAL
BUILDINGS SUFFERED PARTIAL UPLIFTING AND SHINGLE DAMAGE...AND FOUR
WOODEN POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED.

THE INITIAL DAMAGE WAS NOTED AT THE CORNER OF HARDING PLACE AND
TROUSDALE DRIVE. A COUPLE WINDOWS WERE BLOWN OUT OF
BUSINESSES...SEVERAL SIGNS WERE DESTROYED...AND A GAS PUMP WAS BLOWN
OVER ONTO A CAR. THE DAMAGE AREA THEN EXTENDED AROUND 1 MILE TO THE
EAST AND SOUTH...BASICALLY AN AREA BORDERED BY ELYSIAN FIELDS ROAD
TO THE NORTH AND TROUSDALE ROAD TO THE WEST.
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THOMAS JOHNSTONE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE


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