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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
602 PM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY FROM MONDAY EVENING...

...UPDATED PATH LENGTH AND BEGIN/END LOCATIONS...

A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPED ACROSS WESTERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE
MONDAY EVENING. THIS EVENTUALLY PRODUCED A TORNADO JUST SOUTHEAST OF
CLARKSVILLE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY AFTER 6PM CDT. HERE ARE THE
PRELIMINARY FINDINGS FOR THIS TORNADO:

.MONTGOMERY COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE:             OCT 13 2014
START TIME:             609 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         5 MILES SE OF CLARKSVILLE TN
START LAT/LON:          36.5001/-87.2952

END DATE:               OCT 13 2014
END TIME:               615 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           5 MILES E OF CLARKSVILLE TN
END LAT/LON:            36.5461/-87.2464

SUMMARY: A NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM FOUND EF-1 TORNADO DAMAGE A FEW
MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLARKSVILLE. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AROUND
609 PM MONDAY EVENING JUST NORTH OF HIGHWAY 76 NEAR CHESTERFIELD
DR. THE TORNADO CAUSED SPORADIC DAMAGE AS IT TRAVELED NORTHEAST
3.4 MILES TO POWELL RD. JUST WEST OF I-24. SEVERAL HOMES ALONG THE
PATH EXPERIENCED MINOR ROOF DAMAGE AND OTHERS WERE DAMAGED FROM
FALLING TREES. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED ALONG THE
PATH.

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH THIS STORM DAMAGE SURVEY.

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 OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

$$

VANNOZZI/DAVIS






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