May 23, 2011 map

May 23, 2011 Tornado
# Counties Rating Time (CST)
Length (miles) Width (yards) Fatalities Injuries
1 Stewart/Montgomery/Christian KY EF2 1752 30.29 150 0 2

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EF2 Big Rock Tornado
Counties: Stewart/Montgomery/Christian KY
Time: 5:52 PM CST
EF Scale: EF2
Damage Path Length: 30.29 Miles
Damage Path Width: 150 Yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries 2
Storm Data:

Damage began near the intersection of Bumpus Mills and Brazzie Dock Roads and was continuous at least 13 miles northeast across Ft. Campbell into Christian County, KY, where it continued for another 17 miles. The last visible evidence of damage in TN was 1/2 mile east of the Intersection of State Route 20 and Big Rock Road. The most significant damage, as the result of an EF-2 tornado with winds near 120 mph, was along Cherry Hollow Rd. just northeast of the Big Rock community. Several homes suffered significant roof damage including one with a complete roof loss. An occupied mobile home was totally destroyed with debris scattered at least 100 yards into a field.

SHAMBURGER (2015): Aerial imagery from Google Earth indicates this tornado also clipped far northwest Montgomery County where it blew down numerous trees, and Montgomery County was added to this entry.
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