EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PORTLAND TENNESSEE

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1142 AM CST MON NOV 18 2013

...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PORTLAND TENNESSEE...

A DAMAGE ASSESSMENT TEAM CONSISTING OF NWS METEOROLOGISTS AND
SUMNER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL HAS CONFIRMED THAT AN
EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN PORTLAND LAST EVENING. THE TORNADO...WITH
MAXIMUM WINDS AROUND 70 MPH...TORE THE ROOF OFF THE FIRE HALL IN
PORTLAND AND DID MINOR DAMAGE TO A CHURCH. A FULL SURVEY WILL BE
AVAILABLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

THE SURVEY TEAM IS NOW EN ROUTE TO ORLINDA TO INSPECT ADDITIONAL
DAMAGE. DETAILS CONCERNING THIS SURVEY WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ONCE
WE HAVE THEM.

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TOM JOHNSTONE - WCM NWS NASHVILLE



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