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02marAll DayCamden/Waverly (Benton/Humphreys Counties, TN)

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Start Time:  11:05 pm CST 

End Time: 11:31 pm CST

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 125 mph

Path length: 18.95 miles

Width: 250 yards

Fatalities:  1

Injuries: 2

County: Benton, Humphreys

State:  Tennessee

Start Lat/Lon: 36.0923 / -88.1199

End Lat/Lon: 36.1074 / -87.7838


The tornado started in Benton County northwest of Camden and caused a substantial amount of tree damage along the path that extended to the Tennessee River.  Several homes and mobile homes were damaged along the path in Benton County resulting in 1 death and 2 injuries.  The most damage was in the Ballard Road area.

The tornado continued across the Tennessee River into Humphreys County and damaged hundreds of trees along the river on Crystal Springs Road.  It then progressed east, and damaged/uprooted several dozen trees along Lucas Ridge Road, Hemby Branch Road, and Clydeton Road.  There were also some roof panels damaged and removed from a small outbuilding on Clydeton Road.  Additional trees were uprooted along Brazzle Road and Stephenson Road just off Highway 13 before dissipating around Highway 13.


Sources:

Detailed Event Summary via NWS Nashville

Public Information Statement

Damage Assessment Toolkit


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