The National Weather Service confirms we had a tornado with the storms this weekend. It was the second tornado near Tazewell in the last three months.
The National Weather Service says an EF-0 tornado kicked up Saturday. It was about 20 yards wide, on the ground for a little over 3 miles and winds of 65 mph.
The twister touched down near Pine Avenue. It knocked a tree into a home and ripped parts of a roof off another.
Tazewell had a tornado with 80 mph winds in late October.
Our storm survey results show that a weak EF-0 tornado 🌪 occurred on Saturday evening near Tazewell, TN in Claiborne County. Damage coincided with radar rotation just north of New Tazewell & Tazewell before dissipating. The full info can be accessed here: https://t.co/LHdO14l7Gj pic.twitter.com/QGKRvC9fHY
— NWS Morristown (@NWSMorristown) January 13, 2020