Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 3.02 Miles
-- Width 440 Yards
County/Area LAWRENCE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-05-08 11:35:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2NNE ST JOSEPH
Begin Lat/Lon 35.0778/-87.4868
End Date 2008-05-08 11:42:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2WSW BUSBY
End Lat/Lon 35.1113/-87.4526
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A tornado struck near the town of Loretto in Lawrence County. A microburst occurred at Neapolis in Maury County.
Event Narrative A large tree fell on a house at 834 Clax Branch Rd. A number of trees were snapped and uprooted. A barn on Clax Branch Road was destroyed.


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
ST JOSEPH LAWRENCE CO. TN 05/08/2008 11:35 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
NEAPOLIS MAURY CO. TN 05/08/2008 12:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
TARPLEY GILES CO. TN 05/08/2008 12:45 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 70.00K 0.00K