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Issued by NWS Nashville, TN

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
1033 PM CDT TUE JUL 14 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR TUESDAY JULY 14 2015 TORNADO EVENT...

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PICKETT/FENTRESS COUNTY...

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN PUTNAM COUNTY...

.TORNADO #1 PICKETT/FENTRESS COUNTIES...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   300 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0
INJURIES: 0

START DATE:             JULY 14 2015
START TIME:             146 PM

END DATE:               JULY 14 2015
END TIME:               158 PM

SUMMARY:
EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON DALE HOLLOW LAKE SOUTH OF BYRDSTOWN THEN
MOVED SOUTHEAST ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN PICKETT COUNTY INTO NORTHWESTERN
FENTRESS COUNTY CROSSING HIGHWAY 52 AND LIFTING PAST MANSON ROAD. NUMEROUS
TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN AND SEVERAL ROADS WERE BLOCKED...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 52
AND MANSON ROAD WEST OF JAMESTOWN.

.TORNADO #2 PUTNAM COUNTY...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   150 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JULY 14 2015
START TIME:             249 PM

END DATE:               JULY 14 2015
END TIME:               255 PM

SUMMARY:
EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR DOUBLE SPRINGS ROAD AND NASHVILLE HIGHWAY
THEN MOVED SOUTHEAST. THREE HOMES AND ONE BUSINESS WERE DAMAGED AND
NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN. THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR
I-40 AND PARK WEST DRIVE.

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/SHAM


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