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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Morristown TN
352 PM EDT Fri Apr 9 2021 /252 PM CDT Fri Apr 9 2021/


...NWS Damage Survey for 04/08/2021 Tornado Event...


A supercell thunderstorm tracked out of Cumberland County and
produced two tornadoes in Scott County, Tennessee that were
rated EF-2.

...Tornado #1...

Rating:                 EF2
Estimated Peak Wind:    115 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.30 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   200.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/08/2021
Start Time:             06:14 PM EDT
Start Location:         1 NNW Norma / Scott County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          36.3477 / -84.393

End Date:               04/08/2021
End Time:               06:15 PM EDT
End Location:           1 NNW Norma / Scott County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            36.3518 / -84.3921

Survey Summary:
The tornado tracked between Howard Day and Norma Roads where many
large hard wood trees were snapped or uprooted along with minor
roof damage to one home. The tornado was at its strongest just
north of Howard Day Road where large hard wood trees were snapped
in a wooded area.


...Tornado #2...

Rating:                 EF2
Estimated Peak Wind:    120 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.50 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   200.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/08/2021
Start Time:             06:18 PM EDT
Start Location:         3 NNE Norma / Scott County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          36.3681 / -84.363

End Date:               04/08/2021
End Time:               06:19 PM EDT
End Location:           3 NNE Norma / Scott County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            36.3743 / -84.3591

Survey Summary:
The tornado continued across Straight Fork Road where significant
roof damage occurred to a home and a garage was completely
destroyed. A 14 thousand pound camper trailer adjacent to the
garage was rolled about 30 yards away with many shingles ripped
off another nearby home. Further down the valley, a double wide
mobile home was destroyed. The damage to the garage, camping
trailer, and mobile home was consistent with EF-2 winds of up to
120 mph.


&&

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 events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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