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Radar: Nashville TN
36.23 N - 86.55W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
5490
221 33
Wind
11404
621 57
Tornadoes
891
247 11
Total
17785
1089 66
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
19
1:73
Sig Severe
24
1:1,198
Tornadoes
49
1:1,464
F2+ Torn
10
1:5,280
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 821%
10 year report increase: 151%
5 year report increase: 107%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
5.8 on 04 May

Primary Season:
Mar 30 - Aug 10

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
11% at 22 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.033%
3052 yrs
25
F2+ Tornado
0.029%
3479 yrs
23
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
13
8
77
28
18
11
49
37
1981
21
14
112
34
10
6
41
43
1982
78
27
116
34
14
7
106
46
1983
29
18
181
43
18
13
65
53
1984
90
28
208
46
41
13
172
58
1985
85
22
209
42
24
9
133
49
1986
46
16
150
52
21
16
88
60
1987
38
18
195
46
5
5
48
53
1988
36
13
73
30
16
9
68
38
1989
76
21
173
45
25
13
126
54
1990
58
24
258
63
20
11
98
67
1991
65
15
258
40
11
5
87
45
1992
47
21
253
51
16
8
79
54
1993
127
29
330
60
13
6
153
66
1994
103
28
230
51
34
13
171
60
1995
280
46
595
72
59
12
398
80
1996
212
37
541
73
42
15
296
82
1997
335
44
592
60
74
19
483
75
1998
419
58
567
72
43
17
505
86
1999
260
45
561
62
31
9
322
76
2000
278
46
720
76
50
16
378
83
2001
208
47
732
75
25
10
258
84
2002
434
48
659
82
45
12
524
91
2003
569
52
993
69
89
12
747
79
2004
278
41
931
64
44
15
366
73
2005
375
54
684
76
40
6
455
85
2006
930
74
1006
99
63
10
1056
109
AVG
203
33
422
57
33
11
659
66


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1988 24-Dec 1204 UTC
F4
1
7
1989 15-Nov 2230 UTC
F4
21
463
1995 18-May 2152 UTC
F4
3
32
1995 18-May 2233 UTC
F4
1
55
1996 28-May 2240 UTC
F4
0
10
1997 24-Jan 2300 UTC
F4
0
18
1997 02-Mar 0130 UTC
F4
0
0
1998 16-Apr 2150 UTC
F5
3
36
1999 18-Jan 0025 UTC
F4
6
106
1999 06-May 0120 UTC
F4
3
0
2003 05-May 0435 UTC
F4
11
86
2003 07-May 0232 UTC
F4
2
33
2005 15-Nov 2127 UTC
F4
0
40

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
7
14
2
22
Feb
7
13
1
20
Mar
20
21
3
44
Apr
54
40
6
100
May
54
78
10
142
Jun
26
79
3
109
Jul
13
88
1
102
Aug
9
43
1
53
Sep
3
12
1
16
Oct
1
4
1
7
Nov
5
21
4
30
Dec
2
4
0
6

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
542
1003
95
1640
01
397
810
56
1263
02
267
652
47
966
03
236
564
32
832
04
189
460
43
692
05
146
365
34
545
06
92
283
21
396
07
77
274
26
377
08
73
216
26
315
09
53
180
17
250
10
42
174
13
229
11
46
140
14
200
12
60
114
16
190
13
51
105
12
168
14
62
119
10
191
15
71
147
11
229
16
77
178
15
270
17
144
260
13
417
18
197
391
30
618
19
363
689
57
1109
20
446
870
60
1376
21
577
1065
57
1699
22
630
1239
88
1957
23
652
1106
98
1856

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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