Preliminary Storm Reports from Today

Strong to severe thunderstorms may still be possible through the early afternoon hours as a Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 3pm CDT for portions of the area.  So far, here are the reports we've received (other than multiple reports of pea size hail across several Middle TN locations):

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
129 PM CDT MON MAR 18 2013

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0330 AM HAIL LAFAYETTE 36.52N 86.03W
03/18/2013 E0.75 INCH MACON TN TRAINED SPOTTER

0518 AM HAIL WAVERLY 36.09N 87.79W
03/18/2013 E0.50 INCH HUMPHREYS TN PUBLIC

REPORT VIA WSMV PAUL HEGGEN -DIME SIZE HAIL NEAR
WALMART IN WAVERLY.

0749 AM TSTM WND DMG 3 WSW VANLEER 36.22N 87.50W
03/18/2013 DICKSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

MOBILE HOME ROOF BLOWN OFF AND TREES DOWN ALONG HILL
RD. POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE.

0753 AM TSTM WND DMG 1 SSW VANLEER 36.22N 87.45W
03/18/2013 DICKSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREE DOWN ALONG HALLIBURTON RD AND CEDAR CREEK RD. ALSO
A MOBILE HOME POSSIBLY BLOWN OVER.

0807 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 SSW CHAPMANSBORO 36.29N 87.21W
03/18/2013 DICKSON TN BROADCAST MEDIA

TREES DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 49 EAST AT HEATH RD.

0818 AM TSTM WND DMG 5 NE CHAPMANSBORO 36.39N 87.11W
03/18/2013 CHEATHAM TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

TREES DOWN ON NEPTUNE ROAD

0821 AM TSTM WND DMG 5 NW ASHLAND CITY 36.33N 87.12W
03/18/2013 CHEATHAM TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

TREES DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 12

0859 AM HAIL NASHVILLE 36.17N 86.78W
03/18/2013 E0.70 INCH DAVIDSON TN TWITTER

SEVERAL REPORTS OF PEA TO DIME SIZE HAIL AROUND THE
NASHVILLE METRO AREA

0926 AM TSTM WND GST LEBANON 36.21N 86.32W
03/18/2013 M53 MPH WILSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

ALSO PEA SIZE HAIL FALLING AT WILSON COUNTY EMA OFFICE.

1120 AM TSTM WND DMG 8 WNW LEWISBURG 35.50N 86.92W
03/18/2013 MAURY TN EMERGENCY MNGR

ROOF BLOWN OFF OF A BARN AT 2780 JOE REEVES RD JUST
EAST OF CULLEOKA.

1158 AM LIGHTNING FAIRVIEW 35.98N 87.12W
03/18/2013 WILLIAMSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

A LIGHTNING STRIKE TO FAIRVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL AT 7200
CUMBERLAND DRIVE IN FAIRVIEW. THE LIGHTNING STRIKE
CAUSED LIGHT SMOKE TO COME OUT OF A RESTROOM FAN ALONG
WITH AN UNPLEASANT ODOR...BUT NO FIRE.

1212 PM TSTM WND DMG 9 N BELL BUCKLE 35.71N 86.34W
03/18/2013 RUTHERFORD TN EMERGENCY MNGR

MINOR DAMAGE TO HOMES AND OUT BUILDINGS ALONG PLAINVIEW
RD. TREES UPROOTED. POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE.

1213 PM TSTM WND DMG 8 N BELL BUCKLE 35.71N 86.33W
03/18/2013 RUTHERFORD TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

TREES SNAPPED AND ROOF DAMAGE TO HOMES ALONG SLEDGE RD.
POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE.

1214 PM TSTM WND DMG 9 NNE BELL BUCKLE 35.72N 86.32W
03/18/2013 RUTHERFORD TN FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

POWER POLE SNAPPED. TREES DOWN AND ROOF DAMAGE TO A
HOME ALONG MANCHESTER RD. POSSIBLE TORNADO DAMAGE.
 

This photograph below shows a shelf cloud (a cloud structure on the front edge of strong to severe storms that's usually indicative of strong winds) approaching downtown Nashville (C.T. Thongklin of RFD-TV).



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