The tornado then downed a large swath of trees before crossing Norton Bridge Road and reaching EF2 strength. [72] In Mississippi, heavy rainfall overspread Panola County, where Mississippi Emergency Management Personnel donated sandbags to prevent flooding. Almost 65 percent of this April’s severe weather reports were related to … Continuing northeast of Railroad Avenue, the tornado momentarily weakened to EF1 intensity as moved through additional residential areas, downing more trees and damaging the roofs of homes. Two people were injured. Sixty-five residents of an Alzheimer's living facility were relocated to a hotel due to structural damage. A total of 15 watches were produced during the course of the event, two of which were designated Particularly Dangerous Situations. [16] One such tornado in Monroe was rated EF3 strength, and damaged or destroyed numerous homes. A large two-story home lost all of its roof, and an art museum also had severe roof damage. Many trees were downed along this portion of the path, and multiple apartment buildings sustained roof damage as the tornado hit the Integra Hills Preserve Apartments. April 18, 2020 / 12:48 PM / CBS News A week after one of the biggest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history, more tornadoes are likely again on Sunday. Hundreds of hardwood and softwood trees were snapped throughout the area. Crossing into the southern part of Lawrence County, the tornado reintensified to EF3 strength, denuding and partially debarking numerous trees. Many trees were snapped or uprooted, some of which landed on structures. The tornado quickly became strong as it moved northeastward through Hope, producing low-end EF2 damage. The total number of tornadoes confirmed from the outbreak is 140 over the course of 37 hours and 24 minutes. [77] Heavy rainfall fell throughout the Tennessee Valley in the wake of the wettest first three months of any year on record, causing the Chickamauga Dam and Watts Bar Lake to climb about 1.5 ft (0.46 m) above normal summertime pool levels. A couple dozen trees were snapped along the path. Many homes in this area sustained EF2 to EF3 damage, with roofs ripped off and exterior walls collapsed. Cars in this area were thrown and mangled, and several homes sustained EF2 to EF3 damage, sustaining roof and exterior wall loss. 1 death – A tornado touched down west-southwest of Cartersville and caused minor damage to a small business and downed fences. EF3 damage to the BorgWarner plant in Seneca, South Carolina. [86] In northeastern Tennessee, flooding damaged two bridges in the Johnson City area. Near. [41] The first area of damage occurred along Bassfield Cemetery Road and Bass Road, where trees and tree limbs were downed at EF0 to EF1 intensity. A strong tornado caused significant damage in the eastern part of Cleveland, where 26 homes or mobile homes were destroyed, 23 sustained major damage, and 62 had minor damage. An Easter tornado outbreak spawned a swarm of tornadoes and widespread damaging thunderstorm winds from Texas to the Carolinas and Maryland on April 12-13, 2020. Large swaths of trees were snapped for several miles, including some along Interstate 59 between the Heidelberg and Vossburg exits. [129], Map of tornado warnings and confirmed tornadoes from the outbreak. Shingle damage was inflicted to additional homes and several trees were uprooted. Last update: 6 p.m. April 20, 2020 . weather, ... 2020… A sheriff's deputy and his wife in Mississippi are among the dead after a tornado struck on Easter Sunday, part of a widespread deadly storm system leaving devastation across the South. Easter Sunday turned deadly in the U.S. South after a wave of violent tornadoes tore through the region. 140 tornadoes touched down across 10 states from Texas to Maryland. A trailer was destroyed, a barn was heavily damaged, and numerous large trees were snapped or uprooted along the path. [7] Calm weather associated with the high-pressure area induced rapid warming of the Gulf of Mexico waters to their highest values in the modern record—greater than 2 °C (3.6 °F) above the 1971–2010 average—as well as a moistening of the air near the surface. This was the eighth of 12 tornadoes in a tornado family that traveled from, Many trees were snapped or uprooted, and one home sustained roof damage. ... — National Weather Service (@NWS) April 17, 2020. Approximately 200,000 people lost power state-wide. [40], Crossing MS 35, the tornado again attained EF3 strength as the James Hill Church was completely leveled, a nearby home sustained collapse of its exterior walls, and trees were denuded and partially debarked. Multiple trees were snapped and uprooted while a tree limb was blown onto the roof of a house by this high-end EF0 tornado. Hundreds of trees were snapped or uprooted, some of which landed on homes and vehicles. A large tornado snapped or uprooted numerous trees, one of which landed on a mobile home, causing severe damage to the structure. As the tornado continued northeast, a tornado emergency was issued for Collegedale and Ooltewah. A brief tornado caused minor structural damage and extensive tree damage. [32] A second EF3 tornado from south-southeast of Westminster to west of Central in South Carolina killed one person and caused major damage in Seneca. Floodwaters inundated some businesses in Collinsville. EF2 damage continued to the northeast of Carson, where several mobile homes were destroyed, another house had its roof ripped off, and multiple other homes sustained less severe roof damage. This was the first of 12 tornadoes in a tornado family that traveled from. View the map as of % of Power Outages. [114][115] On April 18, President Donald Trump approved federal disaster declarations for Covington, Jefferson Davis, and Jones counties in Mississippi. Several trees were snapped. Additional EF3 tree damage occurred along Terrell Road before the tornado crossed into Covington County. [81] Across Unicoi County, multiple roads were washed out. At the Low Country Regional Airport, most hangars were destroyed and nearly two dozen aircraft were damaged or destroyed. Large steel support beams in a 22,500 sq ft (2,090 m. A cinder-block garage had its metal roof peeled off and cinder blocks shifted about halfway up its wall. [127] 12 tornadoes were confirmed to have touched down in North Carolina, making it the sixth largest one-day outbreak on record in the state going back to 1950. Damage to the residence was rated EF4. Widespread tree damage occurred, with numerous trees snapped at their trunks. "[65] The tornado was associated with a tornado family that began in Screven County, Georgia and traveled northeast for over 150 miles (240 km) before shifting offshore in Berkeley County, South Carolina. Several of these trees landed on homes, and a metal building had its overhead door blown out. [26] A tornado emergency remained in effect for Bassfield due to the first tornado, giving substantial warning as the second developed. Dozens of trees were snapped or uprooted, some of which landed on homes. [67] As the storms progressed into Arkansas, widespread damaging winds were observed, causing the collapse of old buildings and the historic Centennial Baptist Church in downtown Helena-West Helena. This tornado was spawned by the same circulation that produced the 07:18 UTC Putnam County tornado. Fourteen people were injured. [85] A total of 27 roads were closed throughout Sullivan County. Damage was mainly limited to trees and outbuildings in this area, and the scope of the damage began to narrow and become less severe as the tornado crossed US 278 and the Coosawhatchie River before paralleling Camp Branch. A large tornado caused roof damage to multiple homes, moved a small metal storage building several yards away from its foundation, and snapped or uprooted trees. Metal buildings were damaged, and outbuildings were destroyed as well. Some railroad crossing barriers were snapped as well. It was lofted by an EF-4 at Moss, Mississippi. A weak tornado moved through the north side of Live Oak, downing trees and tree limbs and damaging a few metal buildings. Two single family homes lost their roofs and ten houses suffered shingle damage. [75], Farther north in Tennessee, a 33-year-old woman was swept away and drowned by rushing water at a bridge in Kimball. One person was injured. A nearby unanchored log cabin was destroyed as well, and numerous trees were snapped or uprooted along the path. Some of the same areas hit by Easter weekend's deadly tornado outbreak could get hit again with both severe storms and flash flooding. EF2 to EF3 damage continued as the tornado moved through rural areas to the northeast of Seminary, moving into Jones County and crossing US 84. Multiple trees were snapped or uprooted. This was the sixth of 12 tornadoes in a tornado family that traveled from. NWS radar detected debris up to 19,000 ft (5,800 m). 3 2. EF1 tree and outbuilding damage continued along the remainder of the path and through the rural community of Paulding until the tornado dissipated along County Road 31 to the south of Rose Hill. [93] State patrol reported 140 crashes, 126 vehicle that spun out, and 6 semi-trucks that jackknifed on slippery roads. 27-28 Apr 2011 is largest on record at 450", "It ranks as the 6th most number of confirmed tornadoes in 1 day in North Carolina, dating back to 1950 (s/o to Tim for asking the q)", "South Carolina Tornado Outbreak 4/13/2020 (Preliminary Report)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2020_Easter_tornado_outbreak&oldid=1004900953, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1.44 million customers at one time; over 4.3 million in total, This page was last edited on 5 February 2021, at 00:16. After crossing MS 15 and entering Jasper County, the tornado intensified back to low-end EF4 intensity as it struck the community of Moss, where nearly every structure in town was damaged and numerous homes were destroyed. It also heavily damaged a large metal chicken house in this area. [110], In heavy-hit Monroe, Louisiana, the National Guard was deployed to assist in debris removal. Due to these limiting factors, a high-end EF4 rating was applied as a result. [80] The McFarland Park in Florence was submerged as the Tennessee River spilled its banks. An Easter tornado outbreak spawned a swarm of tornadoes and widespread damaging thunderstorm winds from Texas to the Carolinas and Maryland on April 12-13, 2020. [12] Over subsequent days, a significant mid-level shortwave trough progressed eastward across the United States. Continuing northeast of Moss, the tornado began to weaken, producing EF1 to EF2 damage. [17] In advance of the line, a lifting warm front aided in the formation of a very moist, highly unstable, and highly sheared environment across and northeastern Louisiana and much of Mississippi. A house farther away from the center of the path sustained severe roof damage as well. Damage was primarily limited to snapped or uprooted trees, though one home sustained minor roof and porch damage. The rising waters prompted an evacuation order for the Temple Hill community. The tornado then crossed the Ouachita River a third time and impacted neighborhoods along Business US 165 and LA 15 to the south of downtown Monroe, where a tornado emergency was issued. A block-foundation house in this area was also swept away at high-end EF3 strength, and a vehicle parked at this residence was blown into the basement. A long-tracked EF3 tornado was identified with the second supercell that tracked behind the first one, producing significant damage near Oak Vale and Carson. EF4 damage to a two-story house to the northeast of Nixville, South Carolina. Several buildings in town suffered roof damage, including a feed store that had its flat roof covering ripped off. During the afternoon on April 10 Warm air from the Gulf of Mexico began traveling over the south and parts of the plains mixing with Colder air bieng pulled down from Canada by the Front. It moved northeast and quickly strengthened, impacting an industrial area on the south side of town at high-end EF1 strength. One tornado was massive", "Three Mississippi Counties Declared Federal Disasters Following Easter Storms", "Tornado survivors in three Mississippi counties urged to apply for federal assistance", "Mississippi tornadoes: 'Still a lot of work to do' in counties struck by Easter storms", "Mississippi Strong: WDAM, Red Cross team up for tornado relief fundraiser", "WTOK, Red Cross partner to help Mississippi tornado victims", "Tennessee Governor Bill Lee tours 2nd round of tornado damage within weeks", "Gov. Multiple other homes sustained minor to moderate damage, and numerous trees were snapped or uprooted. Several homes sustained significant roof damage and barns were destroyed. Vehicles were moved and damaged and power poles were snapped. [112] At emergency shelters, masks and gloves were provided to residents. One tree on the property was ripped out the ground and thrown several feet. This was the ninth of 12 tornadoes in a tornado family that traveled from. [84] The Kingsport Fire Department rescued 21 people as the city was threatened by rising waters. [68] The 9-1-1 and emergency dispatch were disrupted throughout the city, and scattered debris obstructed ambulances from reaching hospitals. 32 tornado-related fatalities, making it the deadliest tornado outbreak since April 2014. EF1 tree and outbuilding damage continued through the northwestern corner of Jones County and the southwestern corner of Smith County, and a church sustained some damage along this segment of the path as well. It tracked across swampy terrain and damaged numerous trees. [128] With 12 significant (EF2+) tornadoes recorded statewide—eight of which were rated at EF3 or stronger—the outbreak set records for the greatest number of EF2+ tornadoes registered in a single day in South Carolina. Downed trees and powerlines caused additional road closures. A mobile home had its roof ripped off, and a small cabin had a portion of its roof ripped off as well. Many homes were damaged by the fallen trees, six or seven of which were destroyed. Several trees were downed, and a small barn was destroyed. A brief tornado downed multiple trees, some of which fell on power lines. Sporadic EF1 damage was observed as the tornado proceeded to cross Powell Avenue, where homes sustained partial roof loss and trees were damaged. Multiple mobile homes were also destroyed in this area, and power poles were snapped. On April 9 a Cold Front developed in Canada and began to travel Southeast. One home had most of its roof removed and an outer wall collapsed. [88] A person was killed by a fallen tree in Davidson County. [105] In the wake of the outbreak, recovery efforts were hampered by the ongoing pandemic and the American Red Cross resorted to readying hotel rooms, not mass shelters, for affected residents. Thereafter, the tornado exited Fort Oglethorpe and continued to the northeast, weakening to EF0 intensity as it produced minor tree and roof damage intermittently. Tennessee Emergency Management Agency officials applied for a federal disaster assistance. Widest tornado in Mississippi history struck on Easter 2020. A total of 15 watches were produced during t… A mobile home had its roof torn off and was pushed off its foundation. Continuing north-northeast, additional manufactured homes were destroyed as the tornado paralleled SR 225 and crossed Ridgeview Lane and Fieldview Court. Damage to the airport was estimated at US$25–30 million. [41] The Storm Prediction Center issued a mesoscale discussion stating that a tornado with winds of 170–205 mph (274–330 km/h) was likely ongoing, and that it was an 'exceptionally rare event'. [95] Daily snowfall records were set in Rochester and Eau Claire. A large rain-wrapped tornado downed six large electrical transmission poles, damaged some metal lumber storage warehouses, and caused extensive tree and power line damage. Power was restored to all homes capable of receiving power in Jones, Walthall, and Yazoo counties by April 18. Mobile homes sustained minor damage, a small outbuilding was destroyed, and trees were snapped. The tornado began to grow in size and reached EF1 intensity after crossing SR 286 and moving into a neighborhood just southwest of Fashion. While local enhancement of storm activity occurred within an extensive line of convection in central Alabama,[29] dewpoints rose in the wake of the earlier storm complex across northern Georgia and southeastern Tennessee, further boosting instability values in the presence of extremely strong wind shear. Several trees were snapped or twisted and a fence was toppled. Low-end EF2 damage occurred as power poles and numerous trees were snapped. Six people were injured. Tree limbs were downed as well. ...NWS Damage Survey For 4/12/2020 Tornado Event- Update #4... 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Most of the damage in Soso was rated EF3, though a small area of low-end EF4 damage occurred along MS 28, where a well-built concrete block convenience store was completely leveled. [113] Through April 20, Chattanooga public works removed 3,890 tons of debris from the city. A brief tornado snapped or uprooted 50 trees. A manufactured home was obliterated, frame homes had roofs ripped off and exterior walls collapsed, and multiple vehicles were thrown and rolled along this segment of the path, and most of the damage was rated EF3. Damage severity then began to quickly lessen, and the damage path narrowed as the tornado passed through the north edge of Utica and directly into the Jordania community. It was rated as a low-end EF4, with winds estimated at around 170 mph (270 km/h). Dozens of trees were uprooted, and a couple of homes sustained minor roof damage. [40], This tornado was on the ground for 21.21 mi (34.13 km) and reached a peak width of 1,320 yd (1,210 m), killing four people and injuring at least three others. A few other nearby homes sustained roof damage as well. [56], After what was the deadliest day for tornadoes in South Carolina since the March 1984 outbreak, the Red Cross sheltered 236 displaced residents in hotels. [118] Local news agencies under the Mississippi Gray Television network—WLBT, WDAM, WLOX, WMC, and WTOK—established a fundraiser with the Red Cross. Another home across the street sustained EF3 damage as well, sustaining roof and exterior wall loss. [26][40], The tornado was estimated by the NWS to have been 2.25 mi (3.62 km) wide, making it the widest tornado in Mississippi state history, and the third-widest on record in the United States, just behind the 2004 Hallam tornado and the 2013 El Reno tornado. Numerous trees were uprooted and an irrigation pivot was overturned. Trees were snapped and uprooted. Max customers out at one time: 1.44 Million. As it passed to the east of Sartinville, the tornado reached its peak intensity as it completely swept away a house near James Ratcliff Road, leaving only a bare foundation slab behind. An intermittent high-end EF1 tornado touched down in the Haws Run community and snapped, uprooted, and twisted numerous mature trees. Multiple businesses and metal buildings along SR 2 were damaged and a weather station at the Public Works Department measured a wind gust of 106 mph (171 km/h) in this area. [122] Widespread damage in Seneca, prompted a curfew for the city. [99], Powerful winds associated with the parent storm system impacted much of the Northeastern United States on April 13. [5] A large squall line formed and tracked through the mid-Atlantic on April 13, prompting more tornado warnings and watches. [26][40], Remaining on the ground for 84.1 mi (135.3 km), this was the longest-tracked tornado of the outbreak. Numerous well-built homes in this area had their roofs torn off and sustained collapse of their exterior walls, and numerous trees were snapped or denuded. Hog houses were completely destroyed, with many sections of the metal roofing and insulation thrown several miles away from the farm. The widest storm on record is the El Reno, Oklahoma tornado that formed during a tornado outbreak back in May of 2013. More than 80%. Extensive tree damage occurred and several agricultural sheds were destroyed. [125] Pickens County reported $1 million in damage. [100] More than 56,000 customers were left without power in New Jersey. The tornado was on the ground for 15 minutes, traveled 16.71 miles (26.89 km), and reached a maximum width of 1,000 yards (910 m). A widespread and deadly tornado outbreak affected the Southeastern United States on Easter Sunday and Monday, April 12–13, 2020. EF1 damage continued into Jasper County, where a house and a chicken farm were damaged, and many trees were downed in and around the small community of Stringer. A tractor dealership had its front windows blown out and the overhead doors blown in. It caused EF1 damage as numerous trees were snapped or uprooted at the intersection of Brown Street and Evergreen Street and in neighborhoods to the northeast as the tornado moved toward Monroe. Additional EF2 damage occurred to the west and north of Carson, where a small business housed in a manufactured structure was completely destroyed, many trees were downed, and two well-built homes had their roofs torn off. This was the seventh of 12 tornadoes in a tornado family that traveled from. Damage in Pachuta consisted of trees downed and minor roof damage. [91] The Twin Cities recorded 5.1 in (130 mm) of snow, setting a new Easter Sunday record going back to 1891. [14][15] This storm complex progressed across northern Louisiana through the late morning and early afternoon hours, and embedded circulations within the line began producing strong tornadoes, contributing to multiple tornado debris signatures visible on radar. Relief efforts were complicated by social distancing requirements amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A brief tornado caused minor damage to an outbuilding and a few trees. While this structure was well-anchored, surveyors noted some minor structural defects including lack of external sheathing and flawed stud-to-sill plate nailing, while trees in the immediate vicinity sustained only partial debarking. Several homes and mobile homes had metal roofing peeled back or decking exposed. 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At. Trees and power lines were downed along the path. In nearby Fort Payne, waters inundated several businesses, forcing about 35 people from the flooded areas. [11] Historically, the SPC issues one day-3 moderate risk every year, and half of those over the previous decade were later upgraded to High risk, the highest threat level. April 16, 2020 Before and after images show the path of the up to two-mile-wide EF4 tornado, highlighted by the white arrows, that tracked through parts of … An entire forest was leveled with significant debarking to some trees, while thousands to millions of other trees were damaged. Trees were snapped or uprooted. [17][38] The tornado maintained EF2 intensity, crossed the Ouachita River two times, and impacted Riverbend Drive. Several homes sustained varying degrees of damage from fallen trees. A tornado snapped numerous large trees and damaged or destroyed multiple outbuildings. A brick shed, a vacant cinder-block business, and a cinder-block workshop building were completely destroyed. [89] A microburst near Wallace in Marlboro County, South Carolina, produced winds of 100–110 mph (160–180 km/h) over an area 2–3 mi (3.2–4.8 km) wide and 4–5 mi (6.4–8.0 km) long. [17][39] The tornado then reached its peak intensity as several well-built homes in a subdivision along Orchid Drive had roofs ripped off and multiple exterior walls collapsed, and numerous other homes sustained varying degrees of damage. [26] Debris from the tornado was carried considerable distances, with a photo from a destroyed home in Moss being found 121 miles away in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, while another one was lofted and carried 176 miles from south of Collins, Mississippi to Randolph, Alabama. The tornado maintained EF2 intensity as it moved into the southern part of the rural community of Sumac and crossed Zion Hill Church Road. It then impacted another group of homes to north the of town on the Turner Expressway, heavily damaging or destroying them and killing three in the area. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted along the path. [113], Of Mississippi's 82 counties, 33 reported damage from the tornado and severe weather event. A double-wide mobile home was completely obliterated along Tynes Ainsworth Road, with the metal frame lofted and thrown 150 yd (140 m). To assist with recovery efforts, governors of five states declared a state of emergency. As the tornado continued to the northeast, it produced EF1 to EF2 damage as it approached and crossed US 49 to the northwest of Collins, downing many trees, some of which landed on homes and mobile homes. Northeast of Vossburg, the tornado weakened further, inflicting EF1 damage to trees and a mobile home. Severe wind reports during the severe weather outbreak of April 12-13, 2020. The United States as a whole experienced its seventeenth warmest March, continuing the pattern that persisted throughout winter. [40], The massive tornado continued to grow in size, reaching its peak width of 2.25 mi (3.62 km) west of Seminary. Remains of the James Hill Church, which was leveled at EF3 strength to the northeast of Carson, Mississippi. North-northeast of Pachuta, the tornado finally dissipated at County Road 320, after causing some additional minor EF0 tree limb damage. Twin tornadoes developed with this one touching down first. Here, a well-built two story home was leveled with only a pile of debris remaining, and some of its debris scattered into the yard. Traffic, though, was lighter than usual given the stay-at-home order for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. By the pre-dawn hours of April 12, mid-level cooling associated with the feature overspread the Edwards Plateau, Hill Country, and much of central Texas. There, about 50 roadways were temporarily closed. 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