Tornadoes Confirmed in Blount County

Two tornadoes were confirmed in Blount County following storms early Monday, authorities said. The National Weather Service says an EF-1 -- with winds of 90 miles per hour -- damaged at least 20 structures in Brooksville. A weaker tornado -- an EF-0 -- touched down north of Hayden, the weather service said. Damage from that storm was limited mainly to downed trees, with some minor damage to property. Further north, an EF-1 tornado, with winds of 100 miles per hour, was blamed for damage in Marshall County.

Photo: National Weather Service


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