Storm Survey Results for EF0 Tornado near Eagleville, TN on 1/13/2013

Counties Rutherford Classification Tornado
EF Rating 0 Max Wind Speed 85 mph
Path Length 1.52 miles Path Width 100 yards
Fatalities 0 Injuries 0

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
406 PM CST MON JAN 14 2013


...EF-0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR EAGLEVILLE FROM STORM ON JANUARY 13TH...

AN NWS DAMAGE SURVEY TEAM CONFIRMED THAT AN EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED
DOWN SUNDAY AFTERNOON JUST SOUTHWEST OF EAGLEVILLE IN RUTHERFORD
COUNTY. INITIAL DAMAGE WAS NOTED ON FLOYD ROAD APPROXIMATELY 2
MILES SOUTHWEST OF EAGLEVILLE WHERE SEVERAL CEDAR TREES WERE
SNAPPED. DAMAGE...CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 100 SNAPPED AND
UPROOTED TREES CONTINUED ALONG THE TORNADO`S APPROXIMATE 1.5 MILE
TRACK. A RESIDENCE ALONG FLOYD ROAD SUFFERED PARTIAL ROOF LOSS
ALONG WITH A WINDOW AND DOOR BLOWN OUT. AN OLDER OUTBUILDING ON
FLOYD ROAD WAS FLATTENED.

TORNADO SUMMARY...
EF-0 - MAXIMUM WINDS NEAR 85 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH NEAR 100 YARDS
PATH LENGTH 1.52 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON: 35.7164 -86.6692
END LAT/LON: 35.7199 -86.6412
BEGINNING TIME (BASED ON RADAR): 3:36 PM
END TIME (BASED ON RADAR): 3:37 PM

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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TOM JOHNSTONE
NWS NASHVILLE

  

EF0 Tornado Path south of Eagleville

EF0 Eagleville Tornado Path

   

EF scale chart explaining the type of damage associated with each ranking, including example photos.EFScale

 


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