May 1 2010 - Lawrence Co Tornado

May 1 2010 Storm Survey


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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
535 PM CDT FRI MAY 7 2010

...NWS CONFIRMS EF-0 TORNADO IN SOUTHERN LAWRENCE COUNTY FROM
SATURDAY EVENING...

EF-O TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM WINDS AROUND 80 MPH TOUCHED DOWN NEAR
LORETTO. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE EXTENDED FROM BRENDA AVENUE
EAST-NORTHEAST TO A RESIDENCE OFF GLENDALE ROAD. A COUPLE DOZEN
TREES WERE UPROOTED AND A FEW SOFTWOOD TREES WERE SNAPPED. ONE HOME
SUFFERED SOME MINOR ROOF DAMAGE.

OTHER DAMAGE LOCATIONS WERE SURVEYED IN NORTHEAST GILES COUNTY AND
SOUTHERN MARSHALL COUNTY. 10 TO 12 TREES WERE UPROOTED BY STRAIGHT
LINE WINDS ACROSS THE AREA.

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SUMMARY...TIMES BASED ON RADAR

WIND SPEED ESTIMATE...80 MPH
EF SCALE...EF-0
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH...3.11 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH...100 YARDS
START POINT...35.09632 -87.43289
END POINT...35.10814 -87.37976
BEGIN TIME...423 PM 5/1/2010
END TIME...426 PM 5/1/2010



THOMAS JOHNSTONE
MICHAEL E. DAVIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE


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