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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
452 PM CDT WED MAY 5 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MAY 4, 2021 SEVERE WEATHER EVENT...

.SUMMARY...AT LEAST 11 EF-0 TORNADOES TOUCHED DOWN ACROSS MIDDLE 
TENNESSEE TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 4TH, CAUSING MOSTLY TREE AND 
POWERLINE DAMAGE, MINOR ROOF DAMAGE, AND SEVERAL DESTROYED 
OUTBUILDINGS.  NWS NASHVILLE WILL CONTINUE PUTTING THE PIECES 
TOGETHER OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS INCLUDING REFINING DETAILS ON 
PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH, START/END LOCATIONS, AND TIMES. ALL OF THIS 
INFORMATION IS VERY PRELIMINARY AND WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED.  

AS OF RIGHT NOW, THIS MAKES 16 TORNADOES TOTAL IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE 
SO FAR THIS YEAR (INCLUDING ONE EF-0 IN COFFEE COUNTY ON MAY 3RD, 
ONE EF-0 TORNADO IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY ON APRIL 8, AND AN EF-2/EF-1/EF-0 
ON MARCH 25 IN WAYNE, RUTHERFORD, AND WILSON COUNTIES RESPECTIVELY).  


.JOELTON(CHEATHAM/DAVIDSON) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4.9 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             552 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         FAR NE CHEATHAM COUNTY IN JOELTON

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               557 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           NORTHEAST OF JOELTON

.SUMMARY...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR COTTON HARRIS RD ALONG THE CHEATHAM/DAVIDSON
COUNTY LINE. THE TORNADO CAUSED SPORADIC TREE DAMAGE THROUGH THE PATH
MAINLY CONSISTING OF LARGE BRANCHES SNAPPED, BUT OCCASIONAL POCKETS OF 
TREES WERE UPROOTED. THE TORNADO LIFTED EAST OF RIDGEWOOD RD.


.MILLERSVILLE (DAVIDSON/SUMNER) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  4.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             606 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         NORTHWEST OF GOODLETTSVILLE

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               611 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           FAR WESTERN SUMNER COUNTY IN MILLERSVILLE

.SUMMARY...

THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG FREEMAN HOLLOW RD WHERE LARGE TREE BRANCHES
WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO PARALLELED LICKTON PIKE UPROOTING TREES AND
SNAPPING LARGE BRANCHES. THE TORNADO CONTINUED TO CAUSE TREE DAMAGE
UNTIL IT ENDED EAST OF MADISON CREEK RD.


.GREENBRIAR (ROBERTSON) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             556 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD



.CROSS PLAINS/ORLINDA (ROBERTSON) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             558 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD



.WHITE HOUSE/PORTLAND ROAD (ROBERTSON/SUMNER) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   30 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             558 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD


.GALLATIN (SUMNER) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             620 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               636 AM CDT
END LOCATION:           TBD

.SUMMARY...

THE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN NORTH OF COUNTRY HILLS GOLF COURSE
ALONG SAUNDERSVILLE RD. VIDEO SHOWED THE TORNADO ON THE GROUND NEAR
VIETNAM VETERANS BLVD WHERE MINOR TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED. THE TORNADO
CAUSED SPORADIC DAMAGE UNTIL REACHING NICHOLS LN WHERE GREATER TREE 
DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED. AS THE TORNADO MOVED EAST OF HWY 109 DAMAGE WAS 
SPORADIC WITH A POCKET OF CONCENTRATED UPROOTED TREES ALONG E ROBERTSON
RD. THE TORNADO ENDED NEAR CORUM HILL RD.

.WEST HARTSVILLE (TROUSDALE) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             640 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD


.GAINESBORO (JACKSON) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    TBD MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             720 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD


.ALEXANDRIA (SMITH) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             720 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD


.SMITHVILLE (DEKALB) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    TBD MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             744 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD


.SPARTA (WHITE) TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    80 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  TBD MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   TBD YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             MAY 4 2021
START TIME:             744 AM CDT
START LOCATION:         TBD

END DATE:               MAY 4 2021
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           TBD

&&

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

$$

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