Prelim Storm Surveys for Apr 27, 2011

NOUS44 KOHX 282056 AAA
PNSOHX
TNZ094-290300-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
356 PM CDT THU APR 28 2011

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR SUMMERTOWN IN LAWRENCE COUNTY TENNESSEE...

DATE...04/27/2011
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...3 MILES
INJURIES...1

THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

AGAIN, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE TENNESSEE HAS
CONFIRMED A TORNADO NEAR SUMMERTOWN IN LAWRENCE COUNTY ON
04/27/2011.

THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF GRESHAM
AND MOORE ROADS AND LIFTED NEAR THE INTERSECTIONS OF HIGHWAYS 240
AND 43.

THANK YOU TO THE LAWRENCE COUNTY EMA FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN
CONDUCTING THIS STORM SURVEY.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/OHX.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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NOUS44 KOHX 282245
PNSOHX
TNZ062-290445-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
545 PM CDT THU APR 28 2011

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

PRELIMINARY STORM SURVEY RESULTS IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY.

OUR STORM SURVEY TEAM IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY HAS CONFIRMED THAT 2
TORNADOES OCCURRED AND THAT A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED A STRAIGHT
LINE WIND DAMAGE PATH.

TORNADO 1: LOCATED IN THE COUNTRY PARK SUBDIVISION JUST OFF
HIGHWAY 96 ON THE WEST SIDE OF MURFREESBORO. THIS WAS A BRIEF TORNADO
THAT UPROOTED SEVERAL TREES AND SNAPPED OFF OTHERS. WINDS ARE
ESTIMATED AT 75 MPH. PRELIMINIARY RATING IS EF0.

TORNADO 2: LOCATED NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF ROCKVALE. THIS WAS ALSO A
BRIEF TORNADO. SOME TREES WERE UPROOTED. WINDS WERE ESTIMATED AT
75 MPH. PRELIMINARY RATING IS EF0.

STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE: STRAIGHT LINE WINDS UPROOTED SEVERAL
LARGE TREES ON HAYNES DRIVE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE CITY. WINDS WERE
ESTIMATED AT 70 MPH.

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NOUS44 KOHX 290039
PNSOHX
TNZ093-094-290645-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
739 PM CDT THU APR 28 2011

...MICROBURST/STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE NEAR COLLINWOOD...

LOCATION...10 MILE PATH FROM 5 MILES SOUTH OF COLLINWOOD IN WAYNE
NORTHEAST TO NEAR THE LAWRENCE COUNTY LINE. ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND
SPEED...80-90 MPH.

THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE TN HAS CONFIRMED A
MICROBURST/STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE/NEAR COLLINWOOD IN WAYNE TO
THE LAWRENCE COUNTY LINE IN TENNESSEE ON APRIL 26 2011.

FOR REFERENCE...
A MICROBURST IS A CONVECTIVE DOWNDRAFT WITH AN AFFECTED OUTFLOW AREA
OF LESS THAN 2 1/2 MILES WIDE AND PEAK WINDS LASTING LESS THAN
5 MINUTES. MICROBURSTS MAY INDUCE DANGEROUS HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL
WIND SHEARS...WHICH CAN ADVERSELY AFFECT AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE AND
CAUSE PROPERTY DAMAGE. STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS ARE GENERALLY ANY WIND
THAT IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH ROTATION...USED MAINLY TO DIFFERENTIATE
THEM FROM TORNADIC WINDS.

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NOUS44 KOHX 291415
PNSOHX
TNZ022-024-292015-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
915 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...STORM SURVEY RESULTS FROM HUMPHREYS COUNTY...

A STORM SURVEY TEAM FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE
HAS CONCLUDED THAT WEDNESDAY`S DAMAGE IN THE NEW JOHNSONVILLE
AREA OF HUMPHREYS COUNTY WAS CAUSED BY AN INTENSE MICROBURST, WITH
ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS OF AROUND 100 MILES AN HOUR. THERE WAS ROOF
DAMAGE TO SEVERAL HOMES AND HUNDREDS OF TREES SNAPPED. MOST OF THE
DAMAGE WAS CONCENTRATED IN THE WOODLAWN ROAD AREA.

THE SURVEY TEAM WILL NEXT ASSESS DAMAGE IN BENTON COUNTY. TWO
ADDITIONAL SURVEY TEAMS ARE PRESENTLY ASSESSING DAMAGE IN OTHER
PARTS OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

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NOUS44 KOHX 291931
PNSOHX
TNZ005-022-300145-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
231 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011

...STORM DAMAGE SURVEYS COMPLETED IN BENTON AND STEWART COUNTIES...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM ASSESSMENT TEAM HAS COMPLETED
SURVEYING DAMAGE IN BENTON AND STEWART COUNTIES THAT RESULTED FROM
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON MONDAY NIGHT.

DAMAGE IN BENTON COUNTY WAS THE RESULT OF AN UNUSUALLY INTENSE
MICROBURST WITH ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS OF 110 MILES AN HOUR. DAMAGE
OCCURRED ALONG A 15-MILE PATH THAT WAS UP TO 1 MILE WIDE. THERE
WERE THOUSANDS OF TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. THERE WAS ALSO ROOF
DAMAGE TO MANY HOMES AND BARNS DESTROYED.

IN STEWART COUNTY, DAMAGE NEAR THE CARLISLE COMMUNITY ALSO
RESULTED FROM A MICROBURST, WITH WINDS ESTIMATED AT 80-90 MILES AN
HOUR. DOZENS OF TREES WERE SNAPPED AS A RESULT OF THIS STORM.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN 504 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2011
...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR CLARKRANGE IN FENTRESS COUNTY TENNESSEE...
DATE...4/27/2011
ESTIMATED TIME...7:45 AM
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...80-85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...300 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...36.15N / 85.10W
ENDING LAT/LON...36.15N / 85.09W
* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING
FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE TN HAS CONFIRMED A TORNADO
NEAR CLARKRANGE IN FENTRESS COUNTY TENNESSEE ON APRIL 27 2011. THE SURVEY TEAM
ESTABLISHED THAT A BRIEF EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE NORTH OF THE
FENTRESS AND PUTNAM COUNTY LINE AND ONE HALF MILE NORTHWEST OF HWY 62. DAMAGE WAS
LIMITED TO SNAPPED AND UPROOTED TREES AND MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE.

THANK YOU TO THE FENTRESS COUNTY EMA FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN CONDUCTING THIS STORM
SURVEY. THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/OHX.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.
WHITEHEAD/BOUCHER
 


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