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SPC reports 6/15/2016

The largest severe weather event of the Spring of 2016 affected Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. A line of strong to severe thunderstorms developed across western Kentucky during the early afternoon hours, then moved southeast across Middle Tennessee through the rest of the afternoon into the evening. These storms produced widespread wind damage to trees, power lines, and several buildings, with nearly 100 reports of wind damage received along with measured wind gusts over 50 mph.


Measured Wind Gusts 6/15/16
Nashville Int'l Airport Davidson 53 mph ASOS
Smyrna Airport Rutherford 52 mph AWOS
Clarksville Outlaw Field Montgomery 46 mph ASOS
Tullahoma Airport Coffee 45 mph AWOS
Dickson Airport Dickson 39 mph AWOS
Lewisburg Airport Marshall 39 mph AWOS
Columbia Airport Maury 31 mph AWOS
Crossville Memorial Airport Cumberland 30 mph ASOS


Reports & Radar
SPC Storm Reports SPC Event Archive SPC Main Webpage
Local Storm Reports Public Information Statement OHX BR/BV Radar Loop (20 Mb file)


NWS Nashville office view
Severe thunderstorms approaching NWS Nashville office in Old Hickory, TN on June 15, 2016
Photo by Sam Shamburger, NWS Nashville Lead Forecaster
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Silo blown over on Kennys Bend Road in Riddleton, TN (Smith County)
Photo via Anthony Taylor, @SmithCountyWX
Large tree blown down on a car in Defeated, TN (Smith County)
Photo via Anthony Taylor, @SmithCountyWX