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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:24 PM CDT on March 28, 2017

Expires 6:30 AM EDT on March 29, 2017


... NWS damage survey for March 27, 2017 tornado event...

.Tornado #1...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 7.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: March 27, 2017
start time: 613 PM
start location: 7 miles west of Hohenwald
start lat/lon: 35.5518, -87.6737

End date: March 27, 2017
end time: 626 PM
end location: 2.5 miles north of Hohenwald
end_lat/lon: 35.5834, -87.5528

Survey summary:
tornado started on old Hohenwald Road at the Perry/Lewis County line. The
tornado then briefly crossed into Perry County and then back into Lewis County
as it crossed Highway 412. Most of the damage at this location was to dozens
of Hardwood and softwood trees uprooted with some minor roof and outbuilding
damage also observed. The tornado then traveled east-northeast and uprooted
dozens more trees and caused minor roof damage on McCord-Hollow Road. The
tornado caused more damage to trees on Goodman branch Road which was within
a mile of the tornado that occurred almost exactly a year ago on March 31, 2016.
The tornado finally weakened and lifted just north of Hohenwald.

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.


Reagan/Hurley


524 PM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

... NWS damage survey for March 27, 2017 tornado event...

.Tornado #1...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 95 mph
path length /statute/: 7.2 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: March 27, 2017
start time: 613 PM
start location: 7 miles west of Hohenwald
start lat/lon: 35.5518, -87.6737

End date: March 27, 2017
end time: 626 PM
end location: 2.5 miles north of Hohenwald
end_lat/lon: 35.5834, -87.5528

Survey summary:
tornado started on old Hohenwald Road at the Perry/Lewis County line. The
tornado then briefly crossed into Perry County and then back into Lewis County
as it crossed Highway 412. Most of the damage at this location was to dozens
of Hardwood and softwood trees uprooted with some minor roof and outbuilding
damage also observed. The tornado then traveled east-northeast and uprooted
dozens more trees and caused minor roof damage on McCord-Hollow Road. The
tornado caused more damage to trees on Goodman branch Road which was within
a mile of the tornado that occurred almost exactly a year ago on March 31, 2016.
The tornado finally weakened and lifted just north of Hohenwald.

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.


Reagan/Hurley

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