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Weakley County, TN EF-1 Tornado

  

Tornado Track Map:

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Survey Results:

 

...PRELIMINARY EF-1 TORNADO IN WEAKLEY COUNTY TENNESSEE...

* COUNTY:  WEAKLEY

* TIME OF EVENT:  NORTHERN WEAKLEY COUNTY 11:45 PM ON APRIL 25 2011

* BEGIN POINT: 36.396122, -88.804813

* END POINT: 36.499191, -88.693847

* STARTING POINT IN TN: 4.5 MILES NORTHEAST OF MARTIN, TN

* ENDING POINT IN TN: 14 MILES NORTHEAST OF MARTIN, TN

* STARTING POINT IN KY: 1.2 MILES EAST OF DUKEDOM, KY

* ENDING POINT IN KY - 2.6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LYNNVILLE, KY

* RATING: EF-1

* ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 100 mph

* PATH LENGTH:  15 MILES

* MAXIMUM WIDTH:  225 YARDS

* FATALITIES: 0

* INJURIES: 0

* SUMMARY OF DAMAGES: MANY TREES UPROOTED AND LARGE TREE
    LIMBS DOWN...SHINGLE DAMAGE TO HOMES. A GAZEBO AND A HAY
  BARN SUFFERED DAMAGE. DAMAGE WAS ALSO NOTED TO METAL ROOFS.

 

Radar Images:

Tornado just after forming northeast of Martin, TN. Tornado just after forming northeast of Martin, TN.
Tornado close to crossing the TN/KY border. Tornado close to crossing the TN/KY border.