FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- A tornado touched down in Williamson County damaging some roofs and outbuildings, snapping trees and blowing a carport down a hill.
The Tennessean reports the National Weather Service designated the Friday afternoon tornado an EFO -- the smallest rating on the Enhanced Fujita scale.
Meteorologists said it touched down between 5:22 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., reaching wind speeds of up to 85 miles per hour. Its damage path was 5.6 miles long and 75 yards wide.
The tornado touched down intermittently in the Kingfield community of western Williamson County before moving east. It was still west of Franklin when it lifted.