28augAll DayCookeville (Putnam County, TN)


Start Time:  7:24 pm CDT

End Time:  7:28 pm CDT

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  75 mph

Path length:  2.38 miles

Width:  50 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Putnam

State:  Tennessee

Start Lat/Lon:  36.075333 / -85.640493

End Lat/Lon:  36.101816 / -85.613705

A damage survey by Putnam County Emergency Management along with radar data indicate a brief EF-0 tornado touched down south of Baxter in southern Putnam County. One home on Palmer Lane suffered garage door damage near the start of the path, and a mobile home lost part of its roof on Thomas Twin Oak Road at Palmer Lane. Further to the northeast, a barn was damaged on Moss Road north of Alton Boyd Road. Several trees were snapped and uprooted along the intermittent damage path. This is the first tornado in the month of August to occur in Putnam County on record.


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