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460 NOUS44 KMRX 091952 PNSMRX NCZ060-061-TNZ012>018-035>047-067>074-081>087-098>102-VAZ001-002- 005-006-008-100800- 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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