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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Nashville, TN
555 PM CDT Thu Apr 6 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for 04/05/2017 Tornado Event...

...Warren County Tornado...

Rating:                   EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:      90 to 95 MPH
Path length /Statute/:    3.0 Miles
Path width /Maximum/:     125 Yards
Fatalities:               0
Injuries:                 1

Start date:               April 5, 2017
Start time:               4:59 PM CDT
Start location:           8 miles south of McMinnville, TN
Start Lat/Lon:            35.5655, -85.7493

End date:                 April 5, 2017
End time:                 5:03 PM CDT
End location:             7 miles southeast of McMinnville, TN
End_lat/lon:              35.5944, -85.7903

A fast-moving weak tornado injured one person in the Irving College
area of southeast Warren County about 7 miles southeast of McMinnville.

The tornado heavily damaged a large barn, destroyed a mobile home and
heavily damaged outbuildings, sheds and a few other buildings. It also
uprooted and snapped trees.  The most concentrated damage was at
the intersection of Highway 56 and Chapel Hill Drive.

The tornado was on the ground for 3 miles and was up to 125 yards
wide.  It touched down at about 4:59 PM CDT and was on the ground for
about 4 minutes.  It lifted shortly after crossing Highway 56 and
without crossing the Collins River.

This survey was aided by the Warren County Emergency Management Agency
and Warren County 9-1-1.

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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