852  
NWUS54 KMRX 130017  
LSRMRX  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
717 PM EST SUN JAN 12 2020  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0555 PM TORNADO TAZEWELL 36.46N 83.58W  
01/11/2020 CLAIBORNE TN NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
THE TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN ON PINE  
AVENUE TO THE NW OF NEW TAZEWELL BLOWING OFF  
HALF OF THE ROOF OF A BARN AND UPROOTING OR  
SNAPPING SEVERAL TREES. THE TORNADO THEN  
PRODUCED SUB-SEVERE DAMAGE UNTIL IT UPROOTED  
A LARGE PINE TREE ONTO A HOUSE ON CHEROKEE  
CIRCLE AND DAMAGED ROOF SHINGLES AND  
SHUTTERS OF A HOUSE ON LINDEN STREET. THE  
HOUSE ON LINDEN STREET HAD A QUARTER OF THE  
ROOF SHINGLES PEELED OFF ON THE SOUTHEAST  
CORNER ALONG WITH TWO WINDOW SHUTTERS BLOWN  
OFF ON THE SAME SIDE. SUB- SEVERE DAMAGE  
THEN CONTINUED ALONG THE PATH UNTIL MURPHY  
MILL ROAD WHERE SOFFITS WERE DAMAGED ON THE  
FRONT PORCH OF A HOUSE AND MULTIPLE TREES  
WERE UPROOTED OR SNAPPED IN DIFFERENT  
DIRECTIONS ON THE PROPERTIES ACROSS THE  
STREET.  
 

 
 

 
 
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