EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Hickman County

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
228 PM CDT MON APR 26 2010

...NWS CONFIRMS EF-1 TORNADO IN HICKMAN COUNTY FROM SATURDAY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONDUCTED A DAMAGE SURVEY IN HICKMAN
COUNTY.

A TORNADO WITH MAX WINDS OF 90 MPH TOUCHED DOWN SOUTHWEST OF THE
AETNA COMMUNITY ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 48. DAMAGED CONTINUED TO THE
NORTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 48 FOR A LENGTH OF 2 MILES AND A
MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 100 YARDS. HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE UPROOTED AND
SNAPPED WITH A COUPLE OF SMALL SHEDS AND TRAILER DESTROYED. SOME
MINOR ROOF DAMAGE WAS NOTED ON A DOZEN HOMES.

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SUMMARY...

CAUSE OF DAMAGE...TORNADO
WIND SPEED ESTIMATE...90 MPH
EF SCALE...EF-1
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH...2 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH...100 YARDS
START POINT...35.6478 -87.5184
END POINT...35.6674 -87.4962

MICHAEL E. DAVIS
RALPH TROUTMAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE


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