august

28augAll DayViola (Warren County, TN)

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Start Time:  5:28 pm CDT

End Time:  5:31 pm CDT

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  65 mph

Path length:  1.60 miles

Width:  25 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Warren

State:  Tennessee

Start Lat/Lon:  35.553355 / -85.903080

End Lat/Lon:  35.565358 / -85.878759


A damage survey by Warren County Emergency Management along with video by nearby residents indicate a brief and weak EF-0 tornado intermittently touched down in extreme southwest Warren County between Morrison and Viola. One barn sustained significant damage on Cecil Laxson Road and several trees were blown down along the roadway and in adjacent orchards. Another small barn was destroyed on Fred Hoover Road with a damage path noted through adjacent corn fields. This is the first tornado in the month of August to occur in Warren County on record.


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