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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Cumberland County during Wednesday night storms

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Posted at 5:19 PM, Oct 07, 2021

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down in Cumberland County on Wednesday night.

NWS said the tornado had maximum wind speeds of 90 mph. It touched down for about 1 mile and was 50 yards wide. At least six homes were damaged.

It is believed the tornado hit just before 6 p.m. in northern Crossville.

This is the first-ever recorded tornado during the month of October for Cumberland County.