Dunavant Tornado - Shelby County
May 3, 2009


EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90-100 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
1.43 miles
Maximum Path Width:
300 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
33.4913/-86.5707
at 203 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
33.4992/-86.5477
at 205 pm

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Shelby County. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds between 90 and 100 mph.

A tornado touched down along County Road 470 and tracked northeastward. The tornado lifted after it crossed State Highway 25 just north of Dunavant. Dozens of trees were snapped off or were uprooted along the path.

 

 


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