Two East Tennessee tornadoes confirmed from Thursday's storms

Two East Tennessee tornadoes confirmed from Thursday's storms

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JEFFERSON COUNTY (WATE) - A second East Tennessee twister has been confirmed as a result of Thursday's severe weather.

Meteorologists say the EF-1 tornado touched down in Jefferson County just after 3 p.m. Thursday near New Market.

The tornado was estimated to be 120 yards wide and to have traveled for over 2 miles at a speed of nearly 100 miles-an-hour.

Another twister was confirmed on Friday in Sevier County.

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