This summary looks at a late night twister that moved through parts of Polk County, TN during the November 29-30, 2016 outbreak. It traveled 4.6 miles from just south of Ocoee to just south of Benton in Polk County. The estimated max wind speeds was 140 mph (EF-3).
18 tornadoes were confirmed across parts of the South on November 27, 1994. We look at one of the F3 tornadoes in this summary. It hit parts of Shelby and Fayette Counties in Tennessee and caused tremendous damage to the Germantown area.
A total of 12 tornadoes were confirmed on November 26, 2001. The strongest is the topic of this summary. It hit late in the night in Henry County, TN, southeast of Paris and moved northeast 5 miles ending near Oakland.
5 tornadoes were confirmed on November 14, 2007. The strongest was an EF2. It had a short path of 2 miles through parts of Marion County, TN. Kimball Baptist Church was holding Wednesday night services when the tornado hit.
This summary looks at one of the 76 tornadoes that occurred in the Veteran’s Day Weekend Tornado Outbreak of November 9-11, 2002. Today’s summary explores the details of an F2 tornado in Tennessee. It tracked 10 miles through parts of Carroll County.
This F2 tornado was produced by the remnants of Tropical Storm Debra. Per the Storm Data Narrative, “the path was two miles long, but the most damage was confined to a half mile stretch lined with fast food restaurants.”
This tornado spend most of its time in Tennessee. The total path length was 38 miles, 35 of which was in TN. It began near the town of Lutts in Wayne County and moved southeast into Lawrence County. It tracked through through Iron City and the St. Joseph area. Approx. 75% of the buildings in Iron City were damaged and 19 people were injured.
An F4 traveled 50 miles through parts of Gibson, Carroll, Benton and Humphreys Counties. The max width was 100 yards. There were 137 injuries and 3 fatalities reported. The tornado left an almost continuous path of destruction through Huntingdon and Buena Vista in Carroll County to Eagle Creek in Benton County.
Good Friday, April 10, 2009: An outbreak of 64 tornadoes across the south. This summary looks at the strongest of the day. It was given a rating of EF4 with estimated maximum wind speeds of 170 mph. It moved 23.25 miles through parts of Rutherford County, TN and the town of Murfreesboro.
47 tornadoes were confirmed on April 7, 2006. The deadliest crossed through parts of Davidson and Sumner Counties in TN. It was given a rating of F3. There were 128 injuries and 7 fatalities.