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Offline wfrogge

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Re: April 5th Severe Weather Threat
« Reply #165 on: April 06, 2017, 12:04:54 PM »
I interrupt this discussion to say it's colder than ****. Carry on.

Take that nonsense to the winter forum!   (I kid, I kid...)

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Re: April 5th Severe Weather Threat
« Reply #166 on: April 06, 2017, 06:28:14 PM »
How about that anticyclonic EF1 tornado in Bedford County? I'm going to drive out there Saturday on my way to Tullahoma to see what I can see.

Also confirmed EF1 in Warren County south of McMinnville.

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Re: April 5th Severe Weather Threat
« Reply #167 on: April 06, 2017, 06:50:20 PM »
With the two tornadoes in TN and several likely tornadoes in KY the threat in KY/TN actually did decently relative to the risk level assigned. That is with dewpoints that were 5-7 degrees lower than what was expected according to the HRRR and NAM.

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Re: April 5th Severe Weather Threat
« Reply #168 on: April 06, 2017, 08:03:20 PM »
Told this to numerous folks yesterday in regards to SPC risk areas.  They outline and delineate what COULD happen, not necessarily what WILL happen.  More people need to understand this.
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Re: April 5th Severe Weather Threat
« Reply #169 on: April 07, 2017, 04:38:04 PM »
I thought this was interesting information from NWS...

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... NWS damage survey for April 5, 2017 tornado event - update #2...

.Tornado #2/Bedford County EF-1 anticyclonic landspout tornado...

Rating:                   EF-1
estimated peak wind:      95 mph
path length /statute/:    5.4 miles
path width /maximum/:     150 yards
fatalities:               0
injuries:                 0

Start date:               April 5, 2017
start time:               347 PM
start location:           5 miles south southwest of Shelbyville
start lat/lon:            35.4120, -86.5069

End date:                 April 5, 2017
end time:                 353 PM
end location:             1.5 miles southeast of Shelbyville
end_lat/lon:              35.4715, -86.4380

Survey summary:
a rare and unique anticyclonic landspout tornado touched down in southern
Bedford County off a left splitting supercell and an anticyclonic rear flank
downdraft coupled with strong southwesterly surface flow. The damage path
started off of Charlie Russell Road consisting of uprooted and snapped trees
as well as a barn sustaining significant damage from rear flank downdraft
winds.  The path continued northeast uprooting and snapping dozens of
Hardwood and softwood trees. Off of Highway 412, several homes sustained
roof damage as well as loss of underpinning off of a couple of Mobile homes. 
Additional barn damage was observed on Womack Road along with several more
trees uprooted and snapped. Significant tree damage occurred off of Narrows
Lane including a 4ft wide Oak Tree snapped at the base.  The tornado then
weakened and continued northeast lifting near Tennessee Highway 130.
 
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