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NOUS44 KOHX 260634

134 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

...NWS Damage Survey for May 24, 2017 Tornado Event - Update

.Smith County Tornado...

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:               1136 AM
Start location:           11 Miles NE of Lebanon
Start Lat/Lon:            36.2815/-86.1187

End date:                 May 24, 2017
End time:                 1139 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
east of the Wilson/Smith County line on Mitchell Lane. Damage was
mostly confined to dozens of trees snapped or uprooted along the 2
mile path. Two barns were also uplifted and destroyed off of
Hiwassee 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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