Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Nashville, TN

Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6

000
NOUS44 KOHX 062223
PNSOHX
TNZ059-071030-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
523 PM CDT MON APR 6 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMED AN EF0 TORNADO NEAR LEIPERS FORK
IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY FROM FRIDAY APRIL 3 2015 SEVERE STORMS...

.EF0 LEIPERS FORK TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  INTERMITTENT 5.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             APR 03 2015
START TIME:             522 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3 WNW LEIPERS FORK
START LAT/LON:          35.92/-87.04

END DATE:               APR 03 2015
END TIME:               530 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4 ENE LEIPERS FORK
END_LAT/LON:            35.92/-86.93

AN NWS DAMAGE SURVEY CONFIRMED A SMALL EF0 TORNADO INTERMITTENTLY
TOUCHED DOWN IN THE KINGFIELD COMMUNITY OF WESTERN WILLIAMSON
COUNTY THEN MOVED EASTWARD NORTH OF LEIPERS FORK BEFORE LIFTING
WEST OF FRANKLIN. A CARPORT WAS BLOWN DOWN A HILLSIDE ON HARGROVE
ROAD AND A COUPLE OF HOMES AND OUTBUILDINGS RECEIVED MINOR ROOF
DAMAGE ON WILKINS BRANCH ROAD. A FEW TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG
OLD HIGHWAY 96 AND IN THE HILLS SOUTH OF PARKER BRANCH ROAD. THE
WORST DAMAGE OCCURRED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF PARKER BRANCH ROAD
AND OLD HILLSBORO ROAD...WHERE TWO HOMES HAD CONSIDERABLE ROOF
DAMAGE AND NUMEROUS TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED. A FEW MORE
TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ON BOXLEY VALLEY ROAD...MCMILLAN ROAD...AND
BOXLEY VIEW LANE BEFORE THE TORNADO LIFTED.

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.

$$

SHAMBURGER





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.