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Heat Building and Strong to Severe Storms

A building ridge of high pressure will produce possible record heat and extremely humid conditions over the next several days. The summer heat wave is already present in the south Plains, will expand across the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast and then shift into the Desert Southwest. Meanwhile, a cold front may trigger strong to severe storms w/ heavy rain from the Great Lakes to the south-central Plains Read More >

Chester County, TN EF-0 Tornado

 

Tornado Track Map:

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Survey Results:

  

...PRELIMINARY EF-0 TORNADO IN CHESTER COUNTY TENNESSEE...

* COUNTY:  CHESTER

* LOCATION/TIME OF EVENT: CHESTER COUNTY AT 900 PM ON APRIL 26 2011

* BEGIN POINT: 35.4529, -88.51625

* END POINT: 35.47845, -88.47143

* RATING: EF-0

* ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 70 MPH

* PATH LENGTH: 7.9 MILES

* FATALITIES: 0
* INJURIES: 0

* SUMMARY OF DAMAGES: NUMEROUS TREETOPS BROKEN OFF AND MANY LARGE TREES
  BROKEN...DOWNED OR BOTH.  SEVERAL PEOPLE BELIEVE THEY SAW THE TORNADO.

 

Radar Images:

Beginning of the tornado in Chester County. Beginning of the tornado in Chester County.
Peak of the tornado in Chester County. Peak of the tornado in Chester County.
End of the tornado in Chester County. End of the tornado in Chester County.