Mines Road (Clay County) EF-0 Tornado
May 14, 2014

Estimated Maximum Wind:
80 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.10 miles
Maximum Path Width:
30 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
33.2496/-85.9490 at 328 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
33.2510/-85.9495 at 329 pm

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage in Clay County and have determined that the damage was due to an EF-0 tornado.  Maximum winds were estimated to be 80 mph.

This brief tornado touched down just south of Mines Road northwest of Millerville, with a few tree branches down.  Along Mines Road there were several hardwood trees uprooted in a convergent pattern and lots of tree debris on the road.  Just north of Mines Road more hardwood and softwood trees were uprooted for about one tenth of a mile, with a few small trees snapped.  After that point it appears that the tornado lifted.  In all there were about 25 to 30 trees uprooted or severely leaning over.  No structure damage was observed.

A special thanks to Eric Parker and David Hester who reported the damage along Mines Road.


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This is a reflectivity image from KBMX at the time of the tornado.


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