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2009-06-25Pleasant Hill, MO |  By: Grady

NWS Storm Damage

What exactly is a microburst?

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill says the damage area is much broader in a microburst than that of a tornado.

The National Weather Service blames a microburst for the damage around Maryville this morning saying the damage would have been much worse and in a narrower area had a tornado touched down.