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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Nashville, TN
231 PM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 4/21/2017 Thunderstorm Wind Event...

.Overview...Straight-line winds damaged a motel roof in Shelbyville.
The winds also damaged an awning and blew over a tree at a nearby

Peak wind /Estimated/:    65-70 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    0.1 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     50 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               April 21, 2017
Start time:               3:50 PM CDT
Start location:           Shelbyville, TN
Start Lat/Lon:            35.4886, -86.4637

End date:                 April 21, 2017
End time:                 3:51 PM CDT
End location:             Shelbyville, TN
End_lat/lon:              35.4881, -86.4614

Survey Summary: Straight-line winds damaged an awning and blew over
a small weak tree at Thomas Magnet School near downtown Shelbyville.
A nearby two-story motel lost half of its roof.  This portion of the
roof appeared to be an "add-on" to an original flat roof...and
appeared to be poorly constructed with 2 by 4 rafters and a sheet
metal surface. No other damage was noted in this concentrated
commercial area of the city.

Thanks to the Bedford County Emergency Management Agency for
participating with the National Weather Service in this damage

The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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