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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
508 PM CST WED NOV 7 2018


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR NOVEMBER 5-6, 2018 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE #3...


UPDATE...TO ADD EF-0 TORNADO IN NORTHERN WHITE COUNTY.

OVERVIEW...MULTIPLE TORNADOES STRUCK MIDDLE TENNESSEE AFTER DARK
ON NOVEMBER 5TH-6TH. AT THIS TIME, THE EF-2 CHRISTIANA TORNADO IS
THE STRONGEST TORNADO (135MPH) TO STRIKE MIDDLE TENNESSEE SINCE
DECEMBER 23, 2015, WHICH WAS ALSO A TORNADO EVENT THAT OCCURRED AT
NIGHT DURING SECONDARY SEVERE WEATHER SEASON.

.EF-0 TORNADO IN EXTREME NORTHERN WHITE COUNTY...

RATING:                 EF0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  3.88 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   150.0 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             11/06/2018
START TIME:             01:27 AM CST
START LOCATION:         7 SSW COOKEVILLE / WHITE COUNTY / TN
START LAT/LON:          36.0509 / -85.5549

END DATE:               11/07/2018
END TIME:               01:34 AM CST
END LOCATION:           6 SSE COOKEVILLE / WHITE COUNTY / TN
END LAT/LON:            36.0677 / -85.4893

SURVEY SUMMARY:
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON JOSH BROWN ROAD AND BETTY LANE WHERE
IT SNAPPED TREES AND BROKE SEVERAL LARGE BRANCHES. AS IT MOVED
EAST IT DESTROYED A BARN ON SOUTH BUNKER HILL ROAD AND OVERTURNED
CONTAINERS AND A TRAILER AT THE UPPER CUMBERLAND REGIONAL 
AIRPORT. ACROSS HWY 111 THERE WAS DAMAGE TO AN OUTBUILDING'S METAL
ROOF AND LARGE BRANCHES BROKEN. THE PATH CONCLUDED ON POST OAK 
BRIDGE ROAD WHERE A TREE FELL ONTO A BARN AND LARGE BRANCHES WERE 
SNAPPED OFF TREES.

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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