Monday, May 04, 2009

Second Shelby Co Tornado Confirmed EF1

...DUNAVANT TORNADO (SHELBY COUNTY)...

EVENT DATE: SUNDAY 03 MAY 2009
TYPE: EF-1 TORNADO
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS (MPH): 90-100 MPH
INJURIES/FATALITIES: NONE
EVENT START LOCATION & TIME: 33.4894/-86.5762
EVENT END LOCATION & TIME: 33.4986/-86.5499
DAMAGE PATH LENGTH (IN MILES): 1.64 MILES
DAMAGE WIDTH (IN YARDS): 300 YARDS
START TIME: 203 PM CDT
END TIME: 205 PM CDT
WARNINGS: TORNADO WARNING 123-230 PM
WATCHES: SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 233 1135
AM UNTIL 500 PM

A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG COUNTY ROAD 470 AND TRACKED
NORTHEASTWARD. THE TORNADO LIFTED BEFORE IT CROSSED STATE HIGHWAY
25 JUST NORTH OF DUNAVANT. DOZENS OF TREES WERE SNAPPED OFF OR WERE
UPROOTED ALONG THE PATH. THE DAMAGE PATH WAS 1.64 MILES LONG AND
WAS 300 YARDS WIDE AT ITS WIDEST POINT.
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