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EF-3 tornado destroys homes in Claiborne County

Updated: 6:58 PM - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Speedwell. They say it was an EF-3 with estimated winds of 140 mph. Survey crews are still working in determining the track of the storm.
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Partly cloudy, cool, low humidity Tuesday

Updated: 9:08 PM - Updated 9:08 PM Today's high in Knoxville was 82 degrees at 4:59 PM at McGhee Tyson Airport. This morning's low was 67 degrees. Oak Ridge hit 83 degrees today, while Crossville reached 78 degrees for an afternoon high. Airport rain today around 2 AM: 0.02 inches 4.68 inches of rain for July 25.26 inches of rain and melted snow since January 1, 2014...4.65 inches BELOW NORMAL for the year. Peak wind gust today: 24 mph

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