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Tornadoes Confirmed in Tennessee and Kentucky Monday

28 Mar 2017, 6:19 pm

Residents in two separate towns woke up Tuesday morning to assess the damage left behind after severe storms moved through Monday evening. Residents in Decaturville, Tennessee woke up Tuesday morning to dozens of trees uprooted, houses damaged from flying debris and a camper trailer was overturned by the powerful winds.

The National Weather Service in Memphis had storm survey crews in the area Tuesday to assess the damage. They have confirmed an EF-1 tornado occurred in Decaturville, with winds estimated at 100-110 mph. The NWS found that the tornado started on Old Hohenwald road, and then cross highway 412. The tornado then traveled east-northeast and uprooted dozens more trees and caused minor roof damage. The tornado finally weakened and lifted just north of Hohenwald.

Residents of Metcalfe County, Kentucky were also assessing the damage Tuesday, after storms swept across the area Monday evening. The National Weather Service in Louisville, Kentucky found that an EF-1 tornado caused damage near Center, Kentucky.

Story Image: NWS Louisville, Kentucky 

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