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Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
418 PM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR FEB 2 2016 CROCKETT COUNTY TORNADO...

.TORNADO #1: CROCKETT COUNTY TENNESSEE...

RATING:                  EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:     95 MPH

PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:   2.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:    100 YARDS
FATALITIES:              0
INJURIES:                1

START DATE:              02/02/2016
START TIME:              455 PM CST
START LOCATION:          3.1 WSW ALAMO/CROCKETT COUNTY TN
START LAT/LON:           35.7673/-89.1677

END DATE:                02/02/2016
END TIME:                503 PM CST
END LOCATION:            1.9 WNW ALAMO/CROCKETT COUNTY TN
END LAT/LON:             35.8010/-89.1456

SUMMARY: THE TORNADO SNAPPED OR UPROOTED SEVERAL TREES SOUTHWEST OF
AND IN THE CROCKETT COUNTY GOLF CLUB. IT CAUSED ROOF DAMAGE TO A
MOBILE HOME AND PERMANENT STRUCTURE JUST SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 412. TWO
TRACTOR TRAILERS WERE OVERTURNED ON HIGHWAY 412...WITH ONE DRIVER
INJURED. NORTH OF HIGHWAY 412...THE TORNADO DAMAGED SEVERAL STORAGE
SHEDS AND CAUSED ROOF DAMAGE TO SEVERAL HOMES. THE TORNADO THEN CROSSED
HIGHWAY 88 AND CAUSED ROOF DAMAGE TO SEVERAL BUILDINGS AT CROCKETT
COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL. THE TORNADO DAMAGED ADDITIONAL STORAGE SHEDS AND
A HOME ROOF ON THE EAST SIDE OF NORTH CAVALIER DRIVE BEFORE
DISSIPATING.


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: 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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MAYE/WOODALL


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