This summary looks at a tornado that zipped through parts of Robertson and Sumner Counties in Tennessee. It moved ESE from east of Orlinda to Fountain Head. Approximately 500 buildings were hit with a varying degree of damage.
43 tornadoes occurred on this day and one of the strongest devastated the town of Clarksville, TN. It struck the town at 415am CT. It moved a total of 4.3 miles, through the downtown area and dissipated near Saint Bethlehem. There were 5 injuries and no fatalities.
The tornado formed east of Bemis and tracked NE for 16 miles. It trekked through the southern part of Jackson. The Hollywood Shopping Center had severe damage. A funeral home near it was demolished except for interior rooms. 200+ homes were destroyed and 300 more had lesser damage. One of the hardest hit subdivisions was Orchard Hill.