EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Perry and Humphreys Counties

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
350 PM CDT SUN APR 25 2010

...NWS CONFIRMS EF-1 TORNADO IN PERRY AND HUMPHREYS COUNTIES
FROM SATURDAY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEY TEAM CONDUCTED A DAMAGE SURVEY
IN PERRY AND HUMPHREYS COUNTIES.

A TORNADO WITH MAX WINDS OF 100 MPH ENTERED PERRY COUNTY NEAR SIMMS
ROAD ALONG THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER. DAMAGE
CONTINUED NORTHEASTWARD...FOR A LENGTH OF 13.8 MILES AND A MAXIMUM
WIDTH OF 300 YARDS. HUNDREDS OF SOFT AND HARD WOOD TREES WERE
SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. THERE WAS SOME ROOF DAMAGE NOTED.

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SUMMARY...

CAUSE OF DAMAGE...TORNADO
WIND SPEED ESTIMATE...100 MPH
EF SCALE...EF-1
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH...13.8 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH...300 YARDS
START POINT...35.789 -87.973
END POINT...35.882 -87.754


THOMAS JOHNSTONE
MICHAEL E. DAVIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE


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