Middle Tennessee Tornadoes - April 24, 2010

 


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 Storm Survey Results:


Perry and Humphreys Counties Tornado

Cause of Damage: Tornado
EF Scale: EF-1
Wind Speed Estimate: 100 MPH
Damage Path Length: 13.8 Miles
Damage Path Width: 300 Yards
Start Point: 35.789 -87.973
End Point: 35.882 -87.754

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
350 PM CDT SUN APR 25 2010

...NWS CONFIRMS EF-1 TORNADO IN PERRY AND HUMPHREYS COUNTIES
FROM SATURDAY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEY TEAM CONDUCTED A DAMAGE SURVEY
IN PERRY AND HUMPHREYS COUNTIES.

A TORNADO WITH MAX WINDS OF 100 MPH ENTERED PERRY COUNTY NEAR SIMMS
ROAD ALONG THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE TENNESSEE RIVER. DAMAGE
CONTINUED NORTHEASTWARD...FOR A LENGTH OF 13.8 MILES AND A MAXIMUM
WIDTH OF 300 YARDS. HUNDREDS OF SOFT AND HARD WOOD TREES WERE
SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. THERE WAS SOME ROOF DAMAGE NOTED.

$$

SUMMARY...

CAUSE OF DAMAGE...TORNADO
WIND SPEED ESTIMATE...100 MPH
EF SCALE...EF-1
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH...13.8 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH...300 YARDS
START POINT...35.789 -87.973
END POINT...35.882 -87.754


THOMAS JOHNSTONE
MICHAEL E. DAVIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE


Macon County Tornado

Cause of Damage: Tornado
EF Scale: EF-0
Wind Speed Estimate: 85 MPH
Damage Path Length: 1.5 Miles
Damage Path Width: 50 Yards
Start Point: 36.534 -86.190
End Point: 36.554 -86.179
 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
644 PM CDT SUN APR 25 2010

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...
...NWS CONFIRMS EF-0 TORNADO IN MACON COUNTY FROM SATURDAY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONDUCTED A DAMAGE SURVEY IN MACON COUNTY.

A TORNADO WITH MAX WINDS OF 85 MPH TOUCHED DOWN AT THE INTERSECTION
OF STATE HIGHWAY 52 AND ROCKY MOUND ROAD. DAMAGED CONTINUED TO THE
NORTH NORTHEAST FOR AN APPROXIMATELY LENGTH OF 1.5 MILES AND A
MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 50 YARDS. MULTIPLE SHALLOW ROOTED TREES WERE UPROOTED
WITH ONE SMALL BARN DESTROYED.

$$

SUMMARY...
CAUSE OF DAMAGE...TORNADO
WIND SPEED ESTIMATE...85 MPH
EF SCALE...EF-0
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH...1.5 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH...50 YARDS
START POINT...36.534 -86.190
END POINT...36.554 -86.179

MICHAEL E. DAVIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE

 

 

 Hickman County Tornado

Cause of Damage: Tornado
EF Scale: EF-1
Wind Speed Estimate: 90 MPH
Damage Path Length: 2 Miles
Damage Path Width: 100 Yards
Start Point: 35.6478 -87.5184
End Point: 35.6674 -87.4962
 

NOUS44 KOHX 261928
PNSOHX
TNZ005>011-022>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-271200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
228 PM CDT MON APR 26 2010

...NWS CONFIRMS EF-1 TORNADO IN HICKMAN COUNTY FROM SATURDAY...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONDUCTED A DAMAGE SURVEY IN HICKMAN
COUNTY.

A TORNADO WITH MAX WINDS OF 90 MPH TOUCHED DOWN SOUTHWEST OF THE
AETNA COMMUNITY ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 48. DAMAGED CONTINUED TO THE
NORTHEAST ALONG STATE HIGHWAY 48 FOR A LENGTH OF 2 MILES AND A
MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 100 YARDS. HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE UPROOTED AND
SNAPPED WITH A COUPLE OF SMALL SHEDS AND TRAILER DESTROYED. SOME
MINOR ROOF DAMAGE WAS NOTED ON A DOZEN HOMES.

$$
SUMMARY...

CAUSE OF DAMAGE...TORNADO
WIND SPEED ESTIMATE...90 MPH
EF SCALE...EF-1
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH...2 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH...100 YARDS
START POINT...35.6478 -87.5184
END POINT...35.6674 -87.4962

MICHAEL E. DAVIS
RALPH TROUTMAN
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE


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