National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce


Mathews EF-0 Tornado (Montgomery Co)
  April 6, 2016


Event Summary

NWS meteorologists surveyed damage near the Mathews Community and determined it was the result of a brief tornado.

The tornado touched down just southwest of the intersection of US Highway 82 and Old Pike Road. The tornado crossed Old Pike Road and snapped a few trees before dissipating a short distance to the east. Also, a tornado debris signature was observed from the KMXX radar.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
65 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.77 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
at 1124 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
at 1126 pm




Reflectivity (left) and velocity (right) as the tornado formed.
Images are from KMXX at 1124 pm.