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Weather Service Confirms Tornado Hit White County on Monday

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UPDATE (9:40 p.m.): The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornadoes hit there was an EF1 tornado in White County on Monday.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The National Weather Service in Nashville has confirmed there was an EF1 tornado in White County on Monday.

The 90 MPH tornado was on the ground from 12:37 p.m. to 12:39 p.m. about a dozen miles east of Sparta. Trees were snapped and an occupied vehicle was thrown off the road at this location. Damage continued approximately 2.1 miles to the east-northeast, affecting properties on the north side of Eastland Rd. Several homes suffered minor roof damage, a grain silo was completely destroyed and dozens of hardwood trees were snapped and uprooted.

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