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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED FOR RATING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
738 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/27/14 TORNADO EVENT...

.ROCK SPRINGS TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH PATH
LENGTH /STATUTE/:       0.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             07-27-2014
START TIME:             545 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         3.7 WSW OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS
START LAT/LON:          36.4620 / -82.5600

END DATE:               07-27-2014
END TIME:               546 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           3.6 SW OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS
END_LAT/LON:            36.4565 / -82.5555

SURVEY SUMMARY: ONE HOUSE HEAVILY DAMAGED, AND A FEW OTHER HOUSES
AND BARNS WITH DAMAGE. NUMEROUS TREES UPROOTED OR SNAPPED OFF.

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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