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05febAll DayLawrenceburg (Lawrence County, TN)

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Start Time:  5:56 pm CST

End Time: 6:07 pm CST

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 10.55 miles

Width: 200 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 1

County: Lawrence

State:  Tennessee

Start Lat/Lon: 35.223 / -87.3984

End Lat/Lon: 35.2624 / -87.2192


This tornado initially touched down along Glenn Springs Road downing several trees including a large tree falling on a house. The tornado then crossed Highway 64 continuing its destruction of mostly trees, powerlines, and roofs as it moved through the city of Lawrenceburg.  Several large trees were snapped or uprooted right in the heart of the city especially to the neighborhood surrounding the public library. The
tornado then moved east-northeast into a more residential neighborhood where additional large trees were uprooted. The tornado weakened as it moved into rural eastern Lawrence County where mostly trees, outbuildings, and a barn were damaged. The tornado lifted just before the Lawrence/Giles County line.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Nashville Summary


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