Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Nashville, TN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
555 PM CDT TUE JUL 14 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEYS ONGOING FROM MONDAY JULY 13 2015 AND
TUESDAY JULY 14 2015 TORNADO EVENTS...

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN EASTERN CLAY COUNTY FROM MONDAY
EVENING JULY 13 2015...

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PICKETT AND FENTRESS COUNTIES FROM
TUESDAY AFTERNOON JULY 14 2015...

NWS NASHVILLE PERSONNEL ARE CURRENTLY CONDUCTING DAMAGE SURVEYS
ACROSS THE UPPER CUMBERLAND REGION FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THAT
STRUCK THAT AREA ON THE EVENING OF MONDAY JULY 13TH...AND AGAIN
DURING THE AFTERNOON ON TUESDAY JULY 14.

SO FAR...AN EF0 TORNADO HAS BEEN CONFIRMED IN EASTERN CLAY COUNTY
FROM MONDAY EVENING JULY 13TH.

IN ADDITION...AN EF1 TORNADO HAS BEEN CONFIRMED THAT BEGAN IN
SOUTHERN PICKETT COUNTY AND TRAVELED INTO NORTHERN FENTRESS
COUNTY ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON JULY 14TH.

STORM SURVEYS ARE ONGOING...AND PERSONNEL HAVE YET TO SURVEY
DAMAGE IN PUTNAM COUNTY. ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON ALL OF THESE
TORNADOES WILL BE ISSUED AT A LATER TIME.

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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SHAMBURGER


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