Confirmed: 50.25-mile tornado went through middle Tennessee

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The path of this tornado stretched 50.25 miles across Davidson, Wilson, and Smith counties

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a long-track tornado occurred Tuesday morning in Middle Tennessee.

The path of this tornado stretched 50.25 miles across Davidson, Wilson and Smith counties. A separate tornado moved through Putnam County.

The National Weather Service is still surveying the area around Cookeville.

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The tornado touched down near John C. Tune Airport and tracked continuously east through North Nashville, Germantown, East Nashville and continued on into Donelson, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet and Lebanon. The tornado lifted just 3.5 miles west of Gordonsville.

The damage near John C. Tune, North Nashville and Germantown was rated as EF-2 damage. The tornado strengthened in East Nashville with confirmed EF-3 damage. EF-3 damage has also been confirmed in Donelson, Hermitage and Mt. Juliet.

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