Hazel Green Tornado Rated EF-1

Mike Wilhelm - Damage on Charity Lane

Mike Wilhelm - Damage on Charity Lane

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Mike Wilhelm - Damage on Charity Lane

Mike Wilhelm – Damage on Charity Lane

.HAZEL GREEN/CHARITY LANE TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    105 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  9.4 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0 
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             APR 28 2014
START TIME:             550 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 NW HAZEL GREEN
START LAT/LON:          34.9476/-86.6465

END DATE:               APR 28 2014
END TIME:               605 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           5 NE HAZEL GREEN
END LAT/LON:            34.9868/-86.4965

SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG CHARITY LANE BETWEEN
STAFFORD AND BUTTER-AND-EGG ROADS. IT TRACKED ALMOST DIRECTLY
EASTWARD ALONG CHARITY LANE...SNAPPING AND UPROOTING HUNDREDS OF
TREES AND CAUSING MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO MULTIPLE HOUSES. AT CHARITY
BAPTIST CHURCH...THE TORNADO UPROOTED A VERY LARGE OAK TREE BELIEVED
TO BE AROUND 150 YEARS OLD. IT BEGAN TRACKING MORE TO THE NORTHEAST
AS IT REACHED FRANK PATTERSON ROAD...CONTINUING TO SNAP MANY MORE
TREES IN THE HAZEL TRACE AND HAZELWOOD DRIVE AREA. IT CROSSED HIGHWAY
231/431...COLLAPSING A CARPORT NEAR CARRIGER ROAD. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED TO SNAP AND UPROOT MANY MORE TREES ALONG MULBERRY
ROAD...BEVILLS CHURCH ROAD...GREENVILLE PIKE...AND EVERETT JONES
ROAD. THE TORNADO DISSIPATED JUST EAST OF EVERETT JONES ROAD...JUST
SOUTH OF BORDERLINE ROAD AND THE TENNESSEE STATE LINE.

NOTE: DAMAGE NOTED TO A CONVENIENCE STORE ALONG HIGHWAY 231/431 NEAR
THE BOBO SECTION ROAD INTERSECTION WAS DETERMINED TO BE STRAIGHT LINE
WIND DAMAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THE TORNADIC STORM. BASED ON THE
CONSTRUCTION OF THE STORE...WIND SPEEDS WERE ESTIMATED AT 75-80 MPH.

SURVEYED BY: CARCIONE/WHITE/SCHULTZ