Flintville Tornado Rated EF-2

Posted on: 8:50 pm, April 30, 2014, by

This was the FIRST Lincoln County tornado of the night; the second one was the killer EF-3 that destroyed South Lincoln Elementary

Heather Roberts. This happened in Kelso, TN at Elk River Canoe

Heather Roberts. This happened in Kelso, TN at Elk River Canoe

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Timeline of Monday’s Storms

.FLINTVILLE AREA TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    115 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   250 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             APR 28 2014
START TIME:             609 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 SW FLINTVILLE
START LAT/LON:          35.0186/-86.4875

END DATE:               APR 28 2014
END TIME:               624 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           3 NW HUNTLAND
END LAT/LON:            35.0717/-86.3321

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG NORTH KING ROAD...NEAR
THE INTERSECTION WITH LINCOLN LOOP ROAD. IT SNAPPED AND UPROOTED MANY
TREES ALONG LINCOLN LOOP ROAD THEN CROSSED VANNTOWN SCHOOL ROAD. THE
TORNADO THEN DAMAGED A FARM COMPLEX ALONG STEWARTS CHAPEL
ROAD...WHERE IT TORE THE ROOF OFF AN OFFICE BUILDING...DESTROYED TWO
METAL SHEDS...AND VAULTED A METAL SILO 150 YARDS. IT CONTINUED
TRACKING NORTHEAST...SNAPPING AND UPROOTING NUMEROUS TREES...AND
CAUSING MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES. ONE LARGE TREE
FELL ONTO A RESIDENCE ALONG WELLS LEE ROAD. THE TORNADO CONTINUED TO
SNAP AND UPROOT NUMEROUS TREES AS IT CROSSED FLINTVILLE SCHOOL ROAD
AND ELORA ROAD...WITH MINIMAL STRUCTURAL DAMAGE NOTED. AS IT CROSSED
HIGHWAY 64 EAST OF OLD ELORA ROAD...THE TORNADO PUSHED A MOBILE HOME
OFF ITS FOUNDATION. AT THIS STAGE...THE TORNADO APPEARED TO
WEAKEN...CAUSING PROGRESSIVELY WEAKER TREE DAMAGE AS IT CROSSED
HOTEL/TERRY DUNAVAN ROAD NORTH OF HIGHWAY 64. IT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE
DISSIPATED BETWEEN HOTEL/TERRY DUNAVAN ROAD AND THE FRANKLIN COUNTY
LINE.

SURVEYED BY: CARCIONE/WHITE/SCHULTZ
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