NWS officials were on-site Sunday to inspect the path of the twister.
Troy Spence, director of the Cleveland-Bradley County Emergency Management Agency, said today the tornado produced winds of 130 miles per hour.
A swath approximately 30 miles from the southwest to the northeastern part of the county was seen from the air Saturday morning as officials flew over.
Spence, along with Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis, Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland and 911 Director Joe Wilson flew the path extending from Mountain Road near Hamilton County to Dry Valley Road in Charleston.
George Mathews, meteorologist in charge at the Morristown office of NWS determined several tornadoes struck in Hamilton County at Harrison as an EF-3 with winds of 165 mph.
Tornadoes in McMinn County and Monroe County in Tellico were rated as EF-2 storms.
Damages in Bradley County exceed $2 million, according to estimates provided by CBCEMA during a Saturday briefing of city, county and other officials.
The tornado struck in Bradley County just before 1 p.m., entering near Harrison Pike and Mountain Road, skipping along the landscape, and destroying homes and property. The tornado struck Freewill Road and Candies Lane near Cleveland Middle School and then downed trees on Adkisson Drive on the campus of Cleveland State Community College. Slight damage was done to Yates Primary School before it struck the North Lee Highway area where it damaged homes and businesses. The tornado skipped into Charleston along Jenkins Road, Old Charleston Road and then to Dry Valley Road and Beeler Ridge area.
Homes and barns were destroyed or damaged and more utility poles were broken and trees were uprooted. Two people were injured as the tornado hit Old Charleston Road.
According to Commander Don Tankersley of Bradley County Fire Rescue, a woman was pulled to safety after the house she was in collapsed. The woman was treated and released from a local hospital. Another person was injured while driving near the home.
These were the only reported injuries, according to CBCEMA reports.
Six homes were destroyed in the Friday tornado. Thirteen homes were heavily damaged and 20 were moderately damaged. Forty-eight others were affected.
Some 87 homes were impacted by the storms, according to Spence, but that number could grow.
According to the CBCEMA Situation Report, Cleveland Utilities reported damage estimates of $50,000 to $60,0000 and Volunteer Energy Cooperative estimated $250,000 to $300,000 in damage to its system.
Cleveland Utilities reported all power has been restored with the exception of those homes needing extensive repairs.
Robert McCarty of VEC said approximately 100 Bradley County customers remain without power today.
The Salvation Army and Hiwassee Chapter of the American Red Cross has been supplying food, water and other aid to residents.
Anyone having damage should report the type of damage to the Cleveland-Bradley County Emergency Management Agency at 728-7289.