Severe Weather Event - January 29-30, 2013

 

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT IN HARDEMAN...MCNAIRY AND HENDERSON COUNTIES...
 
.THUNDERSTORM MICROBURST WINDS AFFECT SITE NEAR TOONE TENNESSEE...
PEAK WIND /ESTIMATED/: 70 TO 80 MPH
PEAK LENGTH /STATUTE/: N/A
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: N/A
FATALITIES: NONE
INJURIES: NONE
START DATE: 1/30/13
START TIME: 105 AM CST
START LOCATION: TOONE...TN
START LAT/LON:35.22N 88.58W
END DATE: 1/30/13
END TIME: 107 AM CST
END LOCATION: TOONE...TN
END LAT/LON:35.22N 88.58W
SURVEY SUMMARY:  LUMBER YARD WAS DAMAGED WITH A FEW TIN ROOFED BUILDINGS
COLLAPSED AND OTHERS WITH WALLS DAMAGED FROM MICROBURST WINDS.
 
.THUNDERSTORM MICROBURST WINDS AFFECT SITE NEAR BETHEL SPRINGS TENNESSEE...
PEAK WIND /ESTIMATED/: 70 TO 80 MPH
PEAK LENGTH /STATUTE/: N/A
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: N/A
FATALITIES: NONE
INJURIES: NONE
START DATE: 1/30/13
START TIME: 135 AM CST
START LOCATION: BETHEL SPRINGS...TN
START LAT/LON:35.14N 88.36W
END DATE: 1/30/13
END TIME: 140 AM CST
END LOCATION: BETHEL SPRINGS...TN
END LAT/LON:35.14N 88.36W
SURVEY SUMMARY: LARGE NUMBERS OF PINE TREES PUSHED OVER/UPROOTED IN THE SAME
DIRECTION DUE TO THE STRONG STRAIGHTLINE WINDS WITH A FEW SNAPPED TREES.
VERY LITTLE TO NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO ANY OF THE SURROUNDING BUILDINGS.
MANY POWERLINES DOWN DUE TO THE FALLEN TREES.
 
.THUNDERSTORM MACROBURST WINDS AFFECT HENDERSON COUNTY TENNESSEE...
PEAK WIND /ESTIMATED/: 110 MPH
PEAK LENGTH /STATUTE/: N/A
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: N/A
FATALITIES: NONE
INJURIES: 2 INJURIES
START DATE: 1/30/13
START TIME: 130 AM CST
START LOCATION: MIDDLE FORK...TN
START LAT/LON:35.51N 88.51W
END DATE: 1/30/13
END TIME: 145 AM CST
END LOCATION: CHESTERFIELD...TN
END LAT/LON:35.67N 88.24W
SURVEY SUMMARY:  MUCH OF THE THUNDERSTORM WINDS THAT CAUSED DAMAGE ACROSS
HENDERSON COUNTY WERE FROM 70 TO 80 MILES AN HOUR.  ENHANCED DAMAGE WAS
CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORM WINDS ESTIMATED UP TO 110 MILES AN HOUR. A NUMBER OF
STRUCTURES AND HOMES WERE DAMAGE ALONG WITH NUMEROUS TREES DOWN.
 
NOTE: INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE
PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.
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SCHOTT/BELLES

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