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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
150 PM EDT THU MAY 1 2014
 

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/28/14 BRADLEY COUNTY TORNADO EVENT...
  
.SOUTHERN BRADLEY COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1                    
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH 
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.56 MILES    
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARD    
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0    

START DATE:             APR 28 2014     
START TIME:             1105 PM EDT            
START LOCATION:         7 ENE OF COHUTTA /WHITFIELD GA/
START LAT/LON:          34.9876/-84.8321    

END DATE:               APR 28 2014    
END TIME:               1106 PM EDT             
END LOCATION:           7.5 ENE OF COHUTTA /WHITFIELD GA/
END LAT/LON:            34.9953/-84.8279

SURVEY_SUMMARY: TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN FIRST JUST EAST OF COHUTTA 
AND TRACKED INTO SOUTHERN BRADLEY COUNTY IN TENNESSEE. THE 
TRACK CONTINUED IN TENNESSEE ALONG HUGHES LAKE ROAD SE WHERE A
HOME WAS SHIFTED OFF ITS FOUNDATION. THIS WAS THE END OF THE
TORNADO DAMAGE TRACK.

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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