January 30, 2013 Tornado Confirmed in Joelton

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
743 PM CST TUE FEB 5 2013

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMS JANUARY 30, 2013 TORNADO IN
JOELTON IN DAVIDSON COUNTY...

THIS TORNADO MAY OR MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED AN EXTENSION OF
THE ASHLAND CITY TORNADO...PENDING FURTHER REVIEW.

THE PATH BEGAN ALONG HARPER ROAD BETWEEN I-24 AND HIGHWAY 41...
WHERE 3 LARGE OAK TREES WERE UPROOTED AND FELL IN A CONVERGENT
PATTERN. THE DAMAGE PATH CONTINUED EAST NORTHEAST WITH MOSTLY
TREE DAMAGE. ALONG BIDWELL ROAD...DAMAGE TO A ROOF AND BARN
WAS OBSERVED ALONG WITH 10 TO 15 DOWNED TREES. THE PATH OF DAMAGE
APPEARED TO END NEAR WILKINSON ROAD WHERE MORE TREE DAMAGE WAS
OBSERVED.

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE: 01/30/2013
START TIME: 0255 AM CST
START LOCATION: ALONG HARPER RD BETWEEN I-24 AND HWY 41
START LAT/LON: 36.3273/-86.9150

END DATE: |01/30/2013
END TIME: 0257 AM CST
END LOCATION: WILKINSON RD NORTH OF I-24
END_LAT/LON: 36.3458/-86.8513


EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.
EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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