Confirmed EF-0 tornado touched down in Williamson County

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down Friday night in Williamson County as severe weather moved through Middle Tennessee.

It briefly touched down just after 5:20 p.m. in the Kingfield community and moved eastwards, north of Lieper’s Fork, before lifting back up at 5:30 p.m. west of Franklin.

The weather report stated that the twister travelled 5.6 miles on the ground brought winds at about 85 miles per hour.

A carport was reportedly blown down a hillside on Hargrove Road and a few homes and outbuildings had minor roof damage on Wilkins Branch Road.

The worst damage was near the intersection of Parker Branch Road and Old Hillsboro road, according to the report. Two homes had considerable roof damage and numerous trees were snapped and uprooted.

Slideshow: Severe weather in Middle Tennessee




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