Damage Survey for Davidson County Tornado - 04/02/09


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Davidson County Tornado:

Location / Time of event: Davidson County, 04/02/09 4:00 PM
Beginning Point: Currey Road and Briley Pkwy
Ending Point: Air Lane Drive
Rating: EF1 - Maximum estimated wind speed around 90 to 100 MPH
Path Length: 2 Miles
Maximum Width: 50 - 100 yds
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 1 Minor
KML Data File: Davidson_County_Tornado_040209

Summary of Damages:

...EF1 TORNADO TOUCHDOWN CONFIRMED IN DAVIDSON COUNTY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ASSESSMENT TEAM SURVEYED DAMAGE IN DAVIDSON COUNTY AND DETERMINED AN EF1 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM WINDS BETWEEN 90 MPH AND 100 MPH TOUCHED DOWN IN THE NASHVILLE METRO AREA.

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN SOUTH OF BRILEY PARKWAY AND MURFREESBORO PIKE...WHERE IT CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO HOUSES AND DOWNED SEVERAL TREES. AS THE TORNADO CROSSED MURFREESBORO PIKE IT DAMAGED SEVERAL BUSINESSES...SOME SIGNIFICANTLY. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTH AND CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO HOUSES AND DOWNED TREES...SOME VERY LARGE...THEN CROSSED INTERSTATE 40 WEST OF BRILEY PARKWAY AND LIFTED NEAR ELM HILL PIKE. THE PATH LENGTH OF THE TORNADO WAS ALMOST TWO MILES...AND THE WIDTH WAS 50 TO 100 YARDS WIDE.

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