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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
755 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/27/2014 TORNADO EVENT...

.GRAY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   300 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             07-27-2014
START TIME:             547 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         3.8 SW OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS
START LAT/LON:          36.4477 / -82.5498

END DATE:               07-27-2014
END TIME:               602 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           6.1 SE OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS
END_LAT/LON:            36.4153 / -82.4301

SURVEY_SUMMARY: MANY TREES DOWNED ALONG THIS PATH. SOME HOUSES WITH
STRUCTURAL DAMAGE; ONE LARGE BARN SUFFERED HEAVY DAMAGE. NO
INJURIES.

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.

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