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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Nashville TN
352 PM CST Sun Feb 9 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR FEBRUARY 5, 2019 TORNADO EVENT - UPDATE #3...
...THIS WILL BE THE FINAL UPDATE FOR THIS EVENT...

.Tornado #1 - Loretto...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    105 mph
Path Length /statute/:  9.84 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   300.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             02/05/2020
Start Time:             5:56 PM CST
Start Location:         2 WSW Loretto / Lawrence County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          35.0723 / -87.4649

End Date:               02/05/2020
End Time:               6:06 PM CST
End Location:           8 ENE Loretto / Lawrence County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            35.116 / -87.3005

Survey Summary:

The tornado touched down along Riddle Lane causing tree damage as well as
damage to the outfield wall at the Loretto Sports Complex.  The tornado
traveled east-northeast taking down additional trees and powerlines.  
On Highway 43, the First Farmers Bank sign was blown down as the tornado 
continued across the highway into an open field before intensifying 
causing damage to several homes in a neighborhood. Numerous significant 
trees were snapped/uprooted. At this point, the tornado was at its 
widest...around 300 yards.  The tornado then weakened east of Methvin 
Road.  However, the weakening was short-lived as the tornado caused complete
destruction to a well-built detached garage on Jason's Way.  Tree damage 
continued until the tornado lifted near John Chapel Road.

.Tornado #2 - Lawrenceburg...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    100 mph
Path Length /statute/:  10.55 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   200.0 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               1

Start Date:             02/05/2020
Start Time:             5:56 PM CST
Start Location:         4 WSW Lawrenceburg / Lawrence County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          35.223 / -87.3984

End Date:               02/05/2020
End Time:               6:07 PM CST
End Location:           6 SE Ethridge / Lawrence County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            35.2624 / -87.2192

Survey Summary:

This tornado initially touched down along Glenn Springs Road downing
several trees including a large tree falling on a house.  The tornado
then crossed Highway 64 continuing its destruction of mostly trees, 
powerlines, and roofs as it moved through the city of Lawrenceburg.  
Several large trees were snapped or uprooted right in the heart of the 
city especially to the neighborhood surrounding the public library. The 
tornado then moved east-northeast into a more residential neighborhood
where additional large trees were uprooted.  The tornado weakened as it
moved into rural eastern Lawrence County where mostly trees, 
outbuildings, and a barn were damaged.  The tornado lifted just before
the Lawrence/Giles County line.


...TORNADOES ALREADY SURVEYED...

.Tornado #3 - Northern Bedford County EF-0 Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  10.66 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   30 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             02/05/2020
Start Time:             06:47 PM CST
Start Location:         6 WNW Shelbyville / Bedford County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          35.5498 / -86.5358

End Date:               02/05/2020
End Time:               06:57 PM CST
End Location:           1 NW Bell Buckle / Bedford County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            35.6055 / -86.3721

Survey Summary:

The tornado touched down on Old Unionville Road between the intersection of Ben Williams
Road and Highway 41 N where some large tree branches were broken off of trees. Additional
branches were broken off of trees along Highway 41 N and the tornado continued to travel
northeast where a carport was damaged as well as numerous trees snapped near a home along
Gregory Mill Road. On Old Nashville Dirt Road near Frank Martin Road there were several
trees downed as well as some utility poles. Further up Frank Martin Road just past Parch
Corn Creek additional trees were downed, and a barn roof was damaged. More damage along 
Frank Martin Road included roof damage near an industrial complex near Shelbyville Municipal
Airport. Tornado continued northeast and caused more sporadic tree damage before dissipating
on Fosterville Road.  

.Tornado #4 - Warren County EF-0 Tornado...

Rating:                 EF0
Estimated Peak Wind:    85 mph
Path Length /statute/:  6.54 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   50 yards 
Fatalities: 			0 
Injuries: 				0

Start Date:             02/05/2020
Start Time:             7:23 PM CST
Start Location:         1 N Centertown / Warren County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          35.7421 / -85.916

End Date:               02/05/2020
End Time:               7:31 PM CST
End Location:           7 NNW McMinnville / Warren County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            35.7835 / -85.8177

Survey Summary:
The EF0 tornado touched down on W Green Hill Road where it snapped a few trees.  
It continued east-northeast where trees snapped on top of a mobile home on Pigeon 
Hill Road. A house on Short Mountain Road that received minor damage to the front 
porch and garage. A barn was completely destroyed on Womack Road. Numerous trees 
were uprooted and snapped along the path before finally lifting near Gath Lucky Road.  


.Tornado #5 - White County EF-1 Tornado Southwest of Sparta...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    105 mph
Path Length /statute/:  4.03 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   250 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             02/05/2020
Start Time:             7:55 PM CST
Start Location:         3 NNW Doyle / White County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          35.9001 / -85.5391

End Date:               02/05/2020
End Time:               7:59 PM CST
End Location:           2 S Sparta / White County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            35.9006 / -85.4728

Survey Summary:
The tornado touched down on Gum Spring Mountain where a house completely lost its roof 
along with dozens of trees getting uprooted and snapped. An outbuilding and barn were
also damaged. The tornado continued east bringing down trees and powerlines before finally
hitting the National Guard Armory on McMinnville Highway where numerous large pine trees were 
snapped. The tornado lifted just before reaching Highway 111.

.Tornado #6 - White County EF-1 Tornado Northeast of Sparta...

Rating:                 EF1
Estimated Peak Wind:    100 mph
Path Length /statute/:  6.16 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   250 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             02/05/2020
Start Time:             8:02 PM CST
Start Location:         3 ENE Sparta / White County / TN
Start Lat/Lon:          35.9522 / -85.4173

End Date:               02/05/2020
End Time:               8:09 PM CST
End Location:           6 WSW Pleasant Hill / White County / TN
End Lat/Lon:            35.957 / -85.3079

Survey Summary:
The tornado touched down just west of Blue Springs Road and snapped several trees along
with destroying a barn.  A covered porch was also destroyed at this location as well as 
the roof of a single story home. The tornado continued eastward across a holler/valley 
before causing extensive tree damage on James Lambert Road.  Several outbuildings and 
barns were completely destroyed as well as extensive damage to a mobile home.  The tornado
went up a mountain and back down and then hit a barn/outbuilding on Cross Street.  The 
tornado finally lifted near Viola Drive where further minor tree damage was observed.

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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Hurley/Reagan