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05febAll DaySparta (White County, TN)

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Start Time:  7:55 pm CST

End Time: 7:59 pm CST

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 105 mph

Path length: 4.03 miles

Width: 250 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  White

State:  Tennessee

Start Lat/Lon: 35.9001 / -85.5391

End Lat/Lon: 35.9006 / -85.4728


The tornado touched down on Gum Spring Mountain where a house completely lost its roof along with dozens of trees getting uprooted and snapped.  An outbuilding and barn were also damaged. The tornado continued east bringing down trees and powerlines before finally hitting the National Guard Armory on McMinnville Highway where numerous large pine trees were snapped. The tornado lifted just before reaching Highway 111.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Nashville Summary


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