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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Nashville, TN
121 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for May 24, 2017 Tornado Event #1...

.Tornado # 1...

Rating:                   EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:      75-80 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    2.1 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     75 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 0

Start date:               May 24, 2017
Start time:               1134 AM
Start location:           11 Miles NE of Lebanon
Start Lat/Lon:            36.2815/-86.1187

End date:                 May 24, 2017
End time:                 1138 AM
End location:             13 Miles NE of Lebanon
End_lat/lon:              36.3083/-86.1003

Survey Summary:
A weak EF-0 Tornado touched down in far western Smith County just across the
Wilson/Smith County line.  Damage was mostly confined to dozens of trees
snapped or uprooted along the 2 mile path.  Two barns were uplifted and destroyed
off of Hiwasee Road in western Smith County.

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

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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