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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
425 PM CDT Fri May 3 2019

...NWS Damage Survey For 05/02/19 Tornadoes in the Missouri
Bootheel and Northwest Tennessee...

.OVERVIEW...

.Tornado near Caruthersville, Missouri...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind: 80 MPH
Path Length /Statute/: 3.4 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 150 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 05/02/2019
Start Time: 6:11 PM CDT
Start Location: 4.0 SSE Caruthersville / Pemiscot County / MO
Start Lat/Lon: 36.1334 / -89.6301

End Date: 05/02/2019
End Time: 6:18 PM CDT
End Location: 4.0 E Caruthersville / Dyer County / TN
End Lat/Lon: 36.1746 / -89.5974

SURVEY SUMMARY:
This tornado formed along County Road 534 southeast of
Caruthersville. The tornado uprooted trees before crossing the
Mississippi River levee. The remainder of the tornado track was
between the levees.


.Tornado near Ridgely, Tennessee...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind: 80 MPH
Path Length /Statute/: 0.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 05/02/2019
Start Time: 6:20 PM CDT
Start Location: 3.0 ESE Ridgely / Obion County / TN
Start Lat/Lon: 36.2421 / -89.4278

End Date: 05/02/2019
End Time: 6:21 PM CDT
End Location: 3.0 ESE Ridgely / Obion County / TN
End Lat/Lon: 36.2448 / -89.4261

SURVEY SUMMARY:
This tornado formed in open country west of Bluff Road. It
uprooted trees as it moved through a creek bed and crossed Bluff
Road. The tornado dissipated a short distance after crossing Bluff
Road.


.Tornado near Hornbeak, Tennessee...

Rating: EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind: 75 MPH
Path Length /Statute/: 0.2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 100 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 05/02/2019
Start Time: 6:43 PM CDT
Start Location: 2.0 WNW Hornbeak / Obion County / TN
Start Lat/Lon: 36.3434 / -89.3302

End Date: 05/02/2019
End Time: 6:44 PM CDT
End Location: 2.0 WNW Hornbeak / Obion County / TN
End Lat/Lon: 36.3447 / -89.3282

SURVEY SUMMARY:
This tornado uprooted a few trees and broke tree limbs as it
crossed Highway 21.


NOTE: 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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Woodall/Wright/Johnson


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