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Issued by NWS Nashville, TN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
523 PM CDT WED JUL 15 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MONDAY JULY 13 2015 TORNADO EVENT...

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN EASTERN CLAY COUNTY...

.EF0 CUMBERLAND COUNTY KY/CLAY COUNTY TN TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.8 MILES IN TN
TOTAL PATH LENGTH:      1.5 MILES IN KY/TN
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 13 2015
START TIME:             715 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.5 MILES WSW OF PEYTONSBURG KY

END DATE:               JULY 13 2015
END TIME:               721 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           6 MILES NE OF CELINA TN

AN EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY KY ALONG ASHLOCK
ROAD AND MOVED SOUTHEAST. CROSSING THE BORDER INTO CLAY COUNTY
TN...THE TORNADO CONTINUED DOWN ASHLOCK ROAD BEFORE LIFTING AROUND
HIGHWAY 53. A FEW HOMES SUFFERED ROOF DAMAGE AND SEVERAL
OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER
LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN. PATH LENGTH IN CLAY COUNTY WAS 0.8 MILES.
TOTAL PATH LENGTH FOR THE TORNADO FROM KY INTO TN WAS 1.5 MILES.

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 THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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HURLEY/WHITEHEAD/SHAMBURGER



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