NWS: EF-1 tornado touched down in Franklin County

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Franklin County tornado

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down in Franklin County during Tuesday night’s storms.

According to NWS Huntsville, the EF-1 tornado, with estimated peak winds of 95 miles per hour, touched down in the northeast portion of the county around 7:16 p.m. and stayed on the ground for nine minutes.

The path was nearly five miles long and it had a maximum path width of about 175 yards.

No injuries were reported.

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