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An upper level low pressure system over the Ohio Valley was responsible for producing a few strong to severe thunderstorms in Middle Tennessee on April 25th, 2020. One severe storm managed to produce an EF-1 tornado in eastern Wilson County, which then crossed into western Smith County. The tornado was on the ground for only seven minutes with the worst damage located along and south of Interstate 40 (near mile marker 248). A traffic accident caused by the tornado resulted in three injuries on Interstate 40, but fortunately no fatalities were reported. For more information on the path of this tornado, click on the individual tabs provided below.


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