Crockett/Carroll Tornado of November 9, 2002  

Radar Loop

Storm Survey Pictures

Tree and Structural Damage at Nursing Home -- Bells, TN
Tree and Residential Damage -- Bells, TN





Tree and Residential Damage Near Hickory Flat, TN










Tree, Automobile, and Mobile Home Damage Near Leach, TN




Straight-line winds hit the Bells, TN Nursing Home around 1015 pm.  Fortunately, there were no injuries.   Picture #1 shows tree damage from the downburst winds at the front of the Nursing Home.  The pine trees in the picture fell in a fan-like pattern to the northeast.

Additional pictures from Bells show a farmhouse with significant damage caused by an F2 tornado. 

Picture #7 through #15 show tornado damage in southern Carroll County from near Hickory Flat to near Leach.  Maximum intensity of this tornado was F2.  One person was killed and several others were injured in this tornado. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.