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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
506 PM CST TUE NOV 6 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/06/2018 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #2... 
...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN NORTHWESTERN LAUDERDALE COUNTY...

.CLOVERDALE TORNADO...

RATING:                   EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:      105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:    3.54 MILES 
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:     200 YARDS
FATALITIES:               0
INJURIES:                 0

START DATE:               NOVEMBER 6, 2018
START TIME:               11:16 PM CST
START LOCATION:           3 NW CLOVERDALE, LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL
START LAT/LON:            34.9770 / -87.8094

END DATE:                 NOVEMBER 6, 2018
END TIME:                 11:23 PM CST
END LOCATION:             5 N CLOVERDALE, LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL
END LAT/LON:              35.0000 / -87.7569

A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN WEST OF ALABAMA HIGHWAY 157 AND NORTH OF 
LAUDERDALE COUNTY ROAD 141, NORTHWEST OF THE CLOVERDALE COMMUNITY.
THE TORNADO SNAPPED MULTIPLE TREES AS IT TRACKED TO THE 
NORTHEAST. A HOUSE OFF CR 141 HAD ITS WINDOWS BROKEN AND SOME 
ROOFING MATERIAL REMOVED, SEVERAL VEHICLES WERE PUSHED ASIDE, AND 
TWO CAMPERS WERE LIFTED AND MOVED. THE INHABITANTS TOOK SHELTER IN
THEIR BASEMENT UPON RECEIVING THE WARNING AND WERE UNHARMED. THE 
TORNADO TRACKED FURTHER NORTHEAST ALONG CR 141, MAINLY SNAPPING 
AND UPROOTING TREES. THE TORNADO REACHED PEAK INTENSITY OFF CR 10,
WHERE A SINGLE FAMILY HOME WAS MORE HEAVILY DAMAGED, AND A NEARBY
BARN WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED. FORTUNATELY NOBODY WAS IN THE HOME
AT THE TIME. THE TORNADO REACHED ITS PEAK WIDTH ALONG CR 259, 
WHERE NUMEROUS TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED IN A WOODED AREA. 
ADDITIONAL TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED ALONG CR 10, AND AGAIN ALONG CR 
259 JUST SOUTH OF WHERE IT CROSSES INTO TENNESSEE. AT THIS POINT, 
THE TORNADO CROSSED INTO WAYNE COUNTY, TENNESSEE; FURTHER 
INFORMATION ON THE TORNADO'S IMPACT IN THAT AREA IS AVAILABLE FROM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN NASHVILLE.

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.

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