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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
352 PM EDT FRI APR 9 2021 /252 PM CDT FRI APR 9 2021/  
 
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/08/2021 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
A SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM TRACKED OUT OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY AND  
PRODUCED TWO TORNADOES IN SCOTT COUNTY, TENNESSEE THAT WERE  
RATED EF-2.  
   
..TORNADO #1
 
 
RATING: EF2  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 115 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.30 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 04/08/2021  
START TIME: 06:14 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: 1 NNW NORMA / SCOTT COUNTY / TN  
START LAT/LON: 36.3477 / -84.393  
 
END DATE: 04/08/2021  
END TIME: 06:15 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: 1 NNW NORMA / SCOTT COUNTY / TN  
END LAT/LON: 36.3518 / -84.3921  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
THE TORNADO TRACKED BETWEEN HOWARD DAY AND NORMA ROADS WHERE MANY  
LARGE HARD WOOD TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED ALONG WITH MINOR  
ROOF DAMAGE TO ONE HOME. THE TORNADO WAS AT ITS STRONGEST JUST  
NORTH OF HOWARD DAY ROAD WHERE LARGE HARD WOOD TREES WERE SNAPPED  
IN A WOODED AREA.  
 
   
..TORNADO #2
 
 
RATING: EF2  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 120 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.50 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 04/08/2021  
START TIME: 06:18 PM EDT  
START LOCATION: 3 NNE NORMA / SCOTT COUNTY / TN  
START LAT/LON: 36.3681 / -84.363  
 
END DATE: 04/08/2021  
END TIME: 06:19 PM EDT  
END LOCATION: 3 NNE NORMA / SCOTT COUNTY / TN  
END LAT/LON: 36.3743 / -84.3591  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
THE TORNADO CONTINUED ACROSS STRAIGHT FORK ROAD WHERE SIGNIFICANT  
ROOF DAMAGE OCCURRED TO A HOME AND A GARAGE WAS COMPLETELY  
DESTROYED. A 14 THOUSAND POUND CAMPER TRAILER ADJACENT TO THE  
GARAGE WAS ROLLED ABOUT 30 YARDS AWAY WITH MANY SHINGLES RIPPED  
OFF ANOTHER NEARBY HOME. FURTHER DOWN THE VALLEY, A DOUBLE WIDE  
MOBILE HOME WAS DESTROYED. THE DAMAGE TO THE GARAGE, CAMPING  
TRAILER, AND MOBILE HOME WAS CONSISTENT WITH EF-2 WINDS OF UP TO  
120 MPH.  
 

 
 
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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