Local Storm Report

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
911 PM EDT SUN MAY 01 2011

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0817 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CAVE SPRING             34.11N 85.34W
04/27/2011                   FLOYD              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FLOYD COUNTY EMA RELAYED A REPORT OF WIDESPREAD TREE
            DAMAGE NEAR CAVE SPRING IN FLOYD COUNTY.

0827 AM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W ROME                34.26N 85.20W
04/27/2011                   FLOYD              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            *** 4 INJ *** FLOYD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTED
            OVER 300 DOWNED TREES, 157 DAMAGED HOMES, 13 DAMAGED
            BUSINESSES, 15000 HOMES WITHOUT POWER, AND 32 CLOSED
            ROADS. SHORTER UNIVERSITY AND BERRY COLLEGE ARE WITHOUT
            POWER.

0827 AM     TSTM WND DMG     BUCHANAN                33.80N 85.19W
04/27/2011                   HARALSON           GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            HARALSON COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF TREES DOWN
            COUNTYWIDE.

0827 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CEDARTOWN               34.01N 85.25W
04/27/2011                   POLK               GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            POLK COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF WIDESPREAD TREE
            DAMAGE ACROSS THE COUNTY.

0830 AM     TSTM WND DMG     TALLAPOOSA              33.74N 85.29W
04/27/2011                   HARALSON           GA   PUBLIC

            THE PUBLIC RELAYED A REPORT OF A TREE ON A HOUSE AND CAR
            IN TALLAPOOSA.

0836 AM     TSTM WND DMG     TRENTON                 34.87N 85.51W
04/27/2011                   DADE               GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DADE COUNTY EMA RELAYED A REPORT OF WIDESPREAD TREE
            DAMAGE IN DADE COUNTY

0840 AM     TORNADO          1 NW TRENTON            34.88N 85.52W
04/27/2011  F1               DADE               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN AROUND 840 AM EDT. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 7 MILES WITH
            A WIDTH OF 50 YARDS. MINOR DAMAGE WAS SUSTAINED TO
            SEVERAL HOMES AND AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

0841 AM     TSTM WND DMG     SUTTLES MILL            34.62N 85.18W
04/27/2011                   WALKER             GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            WALKER COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF SEVERAL TREES DOWN
            IN SHUTTLES MILL.

0848 AM     TSTM WND DMG     LAKEVIEW                34.98N 85.26W
04/27/2011                   CATOOSA            GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            CATOOSA COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF NUMEROUS TREES
            DOWN IN LAKEVIEW. A TREE WAS REPORTED ON A HOUSE IN THAT
            AREA.

0859 AM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NW DALTON             34.79N 85.00W
04/27/2011                   WHITFIELD          GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            WHITFIELD COUNTY EMA RELAYED A REPORT OF SEVERAL TREES
            DOWN NW OF DALTON.

0859 AM     TSTM WND DMG     DALTON                  34.77N 84.97W
04/27/2011                   WHITFIELD          GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            WHITFIELD 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF TWO TREES DOWN.

0859 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CALHOUN                 34.50N 84.95W
04/27/2011                   GORDON             GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ROOF OFF A BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN CALHOUN.

0900 AM     TSTM WND DMG     RESACA                  34.58N 84.94W
04/27/2011                   GORDON             GA   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC RELAYED A REPORT OF TWO TREES DOWN.

0908 AM     TSTM WND DMG     CHATSWORTH              34.77N 84.77W
04/27/2011                   MURRAY             GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            MURRAY COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF WIDESPREAD TREE
            DAMAGE AND POWER LINES DOWN COUNTY WIDE.

0230 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 W LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN    34.98N 85.43W
04/27/2011                   DADE               GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DADE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED OVER 50 DOWNED
            TREES AND POWERLINES ALONG HIGHWAY 299 IN THE NORTHERN
            SECTION OF THE COUNTY.

0245 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN        34.98N 85.36W
04/27/2011                   WALKER             GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            WALKER COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF WIDESPREAD TREE
            DAMAGE IN LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN.

0253 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 N FORT OGLETHORPE     34.99N 85.26W
04/27/2011                   CATOOSA            GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            CATOOSA COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF SEVERAL TREES AND
            POWER LINES DOWN NORTH OF FORT OGLETHORPE.

0535 PM     TORNADO          5 SW TRENTON            34.82N 85.57W
04/27/2011  F3               DADE               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 2 FATAL *** NWS SURVEY TEAM HAVE DETERMINED THAT AN
            EF3 TORNADO MOVED INTO GEORGIA FROM ALABAMA NORTHWEST OF
            STEWART TOWN WITH WINDS OF 150 MPH. THIS STORM TRACKED
            NORTHEAST INTO TRENTON AND CONTINUED INTO WALKER COUNTY.
            TWO FATALITIES HAVE BEEN REPORTED WITH THIS STORM. ALONG
            THE 18 MILE LONG AND 0.6 MILE WIDE PATH...NUMEROUS HOMES
            DESTROYED...18 WITH MAJOR DAMAGE. TENS OF THOUSANDS OF
            TREES WERE KNOCKED DOWN.

0545 PM     HAIL             WILDWOOD                34.97N 85.41W
04/27/2011  E2.50 INCH       DADE               GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED DRIVING THROUGH LARGE HAIL IN
            WILDWOOD.

0553 PM     TORNADO          4 S LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN    34.92N 85.35W
04/27/2011  F3               WALKER             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THIS TORNADO WAS A CONTINUANCE
            OF THE TORNADO WHICH MOVED THROUGH TRENTON. THIS TORNADO
            WAS AN EF3...18 MILES LONG AND 0.6 MILES WIDE. ALONG THE
            PATH HOMES WERE DAMAGED...18 WITH MAJOR DAMAGE...TENS OF
            THOUSANDS OF TREES WERE KNOCKEDDOWN. THE STORM TRACKED
            ACROS WALKER COUNTY BEFORE LIFTING NEAR HIGHWAY 27 AND
            HIGHWAY 2 SOUTHWEST OF FORT OGLETHORPE.

0558 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NNE FORT OGLETHORPE   34.97N 85.25W
04/27/2011                   CATOOSA            GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            CATOOSA COUNTY EMERGENCY MANGEMENT RELAYED REPORTS OF A
            COUPLE OF DOWNED TREES AND SHINGLES BLOWN OFF ROOFS IN
            THE ROSSVILLE SECTION OF NW CATOOSA COUNTY.

0600 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN   34.96N 85.33W
04/27/2011                   WALKER             GA   AMATEUR RADIO

            AMATEUR RADIO RELAYED REPORTS OF SEVERAL DOWNED TREES AND
            POWERLINES NEAR THE DRIVE ALLEY ROAD AND BURNT MILL ROAD
            AREAS OF ROSSVILLE.

0605 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ROSSVILLE               34.98N 85.29W
04/27/2011                   WALKER             GA   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC REPORTED A SMALL OUTBUILDING AND ALL ITS CONTENTS
            WERE BLOWN AWAY. SOME TREES WERE ALSO DOWNED.

0750 PM     TORNADO          RISING FAWN             34.76N 85.53W
04/27/2011  F1               DADE               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED AN EF1 TORNADO TRACKED ACROSS
            DADE COUNTY FROM NEAR FOX MOUNTAIN TO RISING FAWN. PATH
            LENGTH WAS 3 MILES AND WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS.

0806 PM     HAIL             2 S TRENTON             34.84N 85.51W
04/27/2011  E1.00 INCH       DADE               GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED QUARTER-SIZED HAIL OUTSIDE OF
            TRENTON.

0815 PM     TORNADO          1 WSW RINGGOLD          34.91N 85.13W
04/27/2011  F4               CATOOSA            GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 7 FATAL, 30 INJ *** NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED AN
            EF4 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG DAVIS RIDGE ROAD AROUND
            815 PM...TRAVELING THROUGH RINGGOLD TO COHUTTA AND INTO
            TENNESSEE AROUND 828 PM. PATH LENGTH WAS 13 MILES AND
            WIDTH ONE THIRD MILE. WORST DAMAGE ON CHEROKEE VALLEY
            ROAD WHERE 12 HOMES WERE COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

0845 PM     TORNADO          6 SSW CAVE SPRING       34.03N 85.38W
04/27/2011  F2               POLK               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED AN EF2 TORNADO ENTERED THE
            STATE FROM ALABAMA AT 845 PM EDT...TRACKING THROUGH
            POLK...FLOYD...AND BARTOW COUNTIES. IT LIFTED AROUND 911
            PM. PATH LENGTH 26 MILES AND ONE HALF MILE WIDE. IN
            TOTAL...10 CHICKEN HOUSES DESTROYED AND MORE THAN 13
            STRUCTURES DESTROYED IN THE THREE COUNTIES.

0849 PM     HAIL             COOSA                   34.26N 85.33W
04/27/2011  E1.00 INCH       FLOYD              GA   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC REPORTED QUARTER-SIZED AND LARGER HAIL.

0857 PM     TORNADO          5 SW LINDALE            34.14N 85.24W
04/27/2011  F2               FLOYD              GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED AN EF2 TORNADO ENTERED FLOYD
            COUNTY AFTER PASSING THROUGH POLK COUNTY. THIS SAME
            TORNADO LATER TRAVELED INTO BARTOW COUNTY AND LIFTED
            AROUND 911 PM. PATH LENGTH 26 MILES AND ONE HALF MILE
            WIDE. IN TOTAL...10 CHICKEN HOUSES DESTROYED AND MORE
            THAN 13 STRUCTURES DESTROYED IN THE THREE COUNTIES.

0858 PM     HAIL             LINDALE                 34.19N 85.17W
04/27/2011  E1.00 INCH       FLOYD              GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTING QUARTER-SIZED HAIL IN LINDALE.

0904 PM     HAIL             ROME                    34.26N 85.18W
04/27/2011  E1.75 INCH       FLOYD              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FLOYD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTS GOLF BALL SIZED
            HAIL IN DOWNTOWN ROME.

0911 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 SW CAVE SPRING        34.10N 85.34W
04/27/2011                   FLOYD              GA   AMATEUR RADIO

            AMATEUR RADIO RELAYED REPORTS OF TREES DOWN ON A HOUSE
            WITH A PERSON TRAPPED INSIDE.

0920 PM     TORNADO          5 NE KINGSTON           34.29N 84.88W
04/27/2011  F3               BARTOW             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF3 TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF KINGSTON IN BARTOW COUNTY AND
            TRACKED NORTHEAST THROUGH CHEROKEE AND INTO PICKENS
            COUNTY...LIFTING ABOUT 7 MILES WEST OF JASPER AT AROUND
            945 PM. IN TOTAL...SEVERAL CHICKEN HOUSES AND
            OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE
            DOWNED IN THE THREE COUNTIES.

0922 PM     TORNADO          1 W CASSVILLE           34.24N 84.88W
04/27/2011  F3               BARTOW             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF3 TORNADO...AFTER
            TOUCHING DOWN 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF KINGSTON...CONTINUED
            TO TRACK THROUGH BARTOW COUNTY BEFORE MOVING INTO
            CHEROKEE COUNTY AND LATER PICKENS COUNTY. IN
            TOTAL...SEVERAL CHICKEN HOUSES AND OUTBUILDINGS WERE
            DESTROYED AND HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE DOWNED IN THE THREE
            COUNTIES.

0924 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S FOLSOM              34.33N 84.83W
04/27/2011                   BARTOW             GA   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            BARTOW COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED HOMES DAMAGE WITH
            PEOPLE TRAPPED BETWEEN ADAIRSVILLE AND SNOW SPRINGS.

0930 PM     TORNADO          4 N WALESKA             34.37N 84.55W
04/27/2011  F3               CHEROKEE           GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF3
            TORNADO...ORIGINATING IN BARTOW COUNTY...TRACKED INTO
            CHEROKEE COUNTY. THIS TORNADO LATER MOVED INTO PICKENS
            COUNTY WHERE IT LIFTED ABOUT 7 MILES WEST OF JASPER AT
            AROUND 945 PM. IN TOTAL...SEVERAL CHICKEN HOUSES AND
            OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED AND HUNDREDS OF TREES WERE
            DOWNED IN THE THREE COUNTIES.

0930 PM     TORNADO          4 WNW WHITE             34.31N 84.82W
04/27/2011  F3               BARTOW             GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTS MULTIPLE HOUSES DESTROYED WITH
            SEVERAL INJURIES.

0935 PM     TORNADO          PINE LOG                34.34N 84.73W
04/27/2011  F3               BARTOW             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            PUBLIC REPORTED HOUSES DAMAGED IN THE WHITE AND PINE LOG
            AREA OF BARTOW COUNTY.

0940 PM     HAIL             2 NE CARTERSVILLE       34.19N 84.78W
04/27/2011  E0.88 INCH       BARTOW             GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTED THUMB-SIZED HAIL.

0940 PM     TORNADO          2 NE CARTERSVILLE       34.19N 84.78W
04/27/2011  F3               BARTOW             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTS MULTIPLE TREES DOWN AND SEVERAL
            HOUSES DAMAGED.

0950 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 S CEDARTOWN           34.00N 85.25W
04/27/2011                   POLK               GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            POLK COUNTY 911 RELAYED REPORTS OF SEVERAL HOUSES
            DAMAGED.

0950 PM     HAIL             TALKING ROCK            34.51N 84.51W
04/27/2011  E1.75 INCH       PICKENS            GA   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC REPORTED GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL NEAR TALKING ROCK.

1020 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NNW CARROLLTON        33.63N 85.11W
04/27/2011                   CARROLL            GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            CARROLL COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTS NUMEROUS
            DOWNED TREES BETWEEN BOWDON AND TO THE NORTH OF
            CARROLLTON.

1045 PM     TORNADO          3 W HILLCREST           33.13N 85.09W
04/27/2011  F1               TROUP              GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN 3 MILES WEST OF HILLCREST IN TROUP COUNTY AROUND
            1045 PM. IT TRACKED FOR 17 MILES THROUGH SOUTHEAST HEARD
            COUNTY TO 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF GRANTVILLE IN COWETA
            COUNTY BEFORE LIFTING AROUND 1110 PM. PATH WIDTH WAS
            AROUND 100 YARDS. SEVERAL HOMES WERE DAMAGED IN SOUTHEAST
            HEARD COUNTY AND AT LEAST A THOUSAND TREES SNAPPED OR
            UPROOTED.

1049 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SALACOA VALLEY          34.38N 84.59W
04/27/2011                   CHEROKEE           GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            CHEROKEE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS REPORTING SEVERAL
            TREES DOWN IN SALACOA VALLEY.

1050 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WNW MOUNTAIN SCENE      34.86N 83.73W
04/27/2011                   TOWNS              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TOWNS COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTS A TREE DOWNED
            ONTO A HOUSE ON THE SOUTHERN END OF THE COUNTY.

1058 PM     TORNADO          CORINTH                 33.23N 84.95W
04/27/2011  F1               HEARD              GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN 3 MILES WEST OF HILLCREST IN TROUP COUNTY AROUND
            1045 PM. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THAT TORNADO. IT
            TRACKED FOR 17 MILES THROUGH SOUTHEAST HEARD COUNTY TO 5
            MILES NORTHWEST OF GRANTVILLE IN COWETA COUNTY BEFORE
            LIFTING AROUND 1110 PM. PATH WIDTH WAS AROUND 100 YARDS.
            SEVERAL HOMES WERE DAMAGED IN SOUTHEAST HEARD COUNTY AND
            AT LEAST A THOUSAND TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.

1102 PM     HAIL             LAGRANGE                33.04N 85.03W
04/27/2011  E1.75 INCH       TROUP              GA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TROUP COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTS GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL
            AND POWER OUTAGES ON LAFAYETTE PKWY IN LAGRANGE.

1102 PM     TORNADO          5 SSW NEWNAN            33.31N 84.83W
04/27/2011  F1               COWETA             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN 3 MILES WEST OF HILLCREST IN TROUP COUNTY AROUND
            1045 PM. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THAT TORNADO. IT
            TRACKED FOR 17 MILES THROUGH SOUTHEAST HEARD COUNTY TO 5
            MILES NORTHWEST OF GRANTVILLE IN COWETA COUNTY BEFORE
            LIFTING AROUND 1110 PM. PATH WIDTH WAS AROUND 100 YARDS.
            SEVERAL HOMES WERE DAMAGED IN SOUTHEAST HEARD COUNTY AND
            AT LEAST A THOUSAND TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.

1106 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CHATSWORTH              34.77N 84.77W
04/27/2011                   MURRAY             GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            MURRAY COUNTY 911 REPORTS MORE THAN HALF A DOZEN DOWNED
            TREES COUNTYWIDE.

1120 PM     TORNADO          5 S LAGRANGE            32.97N 85.03W
04/27/2011  F2               TROUP              GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF2 TORNADO TOUCHED
            DOWN 5 MILES SOUTH OF LAGRANGE AT 1120 PM EDT. IT TRACKED
            FOR 7 MILES BEFORE LIFTING 6 MILES EAST OF LAGRANGE AT
            1130 PM. PATH LENGTH WAS 7 MILES WITH WIDTH UP TO ONE
            QUARTER OF A MILE. 15 HOMES DESTROYED AND AROUND 50 HOMES
            SUSTAINED DAMAGE ALONG THE PATH...WITH THOUSANDS OF TREES
            SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.

1130 PM     TSTM WND DMG     5 E SUCHES              34.69N 83.94W
04/27/2011                   LUMPKIN            GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            LUMPKIN COUNTY 911 REPORTED MANY DOWNED TREES AND
            POWERLINES NEAR DICKS CREEK.

1150 PM     TORNADO          2 NW PINE MOUNTAIN VALL 32.82N 84.85W
04/27/2011  F2               HARRIS             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAN AN EF2 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN IN HARRIS COUNTY. IT TRACKED FOR 24 MILES
            BEFORE LIFTING AROUND 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF THOMASTON AT
            APPROXIMATELY 1225 AM EDT. WIDTH AVERAGED AROUND HALF A
            MILE. THOUSANDS OF TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED WITH
            EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN FRAKLIN DELANO STATE PARK.

1153 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 WNW DAWSONVILLE       34.44N 84.17W
04/27/2011                   DAWSON             GA   AMATEUR RADIO

            AMATEUR RADIO RELAYED REPORTS FROM DAWSON COUNTY
            EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF SEVERAL DOWNED TREES IN CENTRAL
            DAWSON COUNTY.

1155 PM     TORNADO          4 NE HAMILTON           32.80N 84.82W
04/27/2011  F2               HARRIS             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAN AN EF2 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN IN HARRIS COUNTY AROUND 1150 PM. THIS IS A
            CONTINUATION OF THAT TORNADO. IT TRACKED FOR 24 MILES
            BEFORE LIFTING AROUND 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF THOMASTON AT
            APPROXIMATELY 1225 AM EDT. WIDTH AVERAGED AROUND HALF A
            MILE. THOUSANDS OF TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED WITH
            EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN FRAKLIN DELANO STATE PARK.

1203 AM     TORNADO          6 NNE GAY               33.17N 84.53W
04/28/2011  F3               MERIWETHER         GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 2 FATAL *** A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY
            TEAM DETERMINED THAT AN EF3 TORNADO WITH WINDS OF 140 MPH
            TOUCHED DOWN 6 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF GAY IN MERIWETHER
            COUNTY AT APPROXIMATELY 1203 AM EDT THURSDAY MORNING. IT
            TRACKED ACROSS SPALDING COUNTY AND LIFTED 2 MILES SOUTH
            OF HAMPTON IN HENRY COUNTY AT APPROXIMATELY 1228 AM EDT.
            THE TORNADO HAD A PATH LENGTH OF 20 MILES AND A WIDTH OF
            A HALF OF A MILE. TWO FATALITIES OCCURRED IN THE SUNNY
            SIDE MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY IN SPALDING COUNTY.

1207 AM     TORNADO          2 S WARM SPRINGS        32.86N 84.68W
04/28/2011  F2               MERIWETHER         GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAN AN EF2 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN IN HARRIS COUNTY AROUND 1150 PM EDT. THIS IS
            A CONTINUATION OF THAT TORNADO. IT TRACKED FOR 24 MILES
            BEFORE LIFTING AROUND 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF THOMASTON AT
            APPROXIMATELY 1225 AM EDT. WIDTH AVERAGED AROUND HALF A
            MILE. THOUSANDS OF TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED WITH
            EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN FRAKLIN DELANO STATE PARK.

1207 AM     TORNADO          WARM SPRINGS            32.89N 84.68W
04/28/2011  F2               MERIWETHER         GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAN AN EF2 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN IN HARRIS COUNTY AROUND 1150 PM EDT. THIS IS
            A CONTINUATION OF THAT TORNADO. IT TRACKED FOR 24 MILES
            BEFORE LIFTING AROUND 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF THOMASTON AT
            APPROXIMATELY 1225 AM EDT. WIDTH AVERAGED AROUND HALF A
            MILE. THOUSANDS OF TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED WITH
            EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN FRAKLIN DELANO STATE PARK.

1209 AM     TORNADO          1 WNW WARM SPRINGS      32.90N 84.69W
04/28/2011  F2               MERIWETHER         GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED THAN AN EF2 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN IN HARRIS COUNTY AROUND 1150 PM EDT. THIS IS
            A CONTINUATION OF THAT TORNADO. IT TRACKED FOR 24 MILES
            BEFORE LIFTING AROUND 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF THOMASTON AT
            APPROXIMATELY 1225 AM EDT. WIDTH AVERAGED AROUND HALF A
            MILE. THOUSANDS OF TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED WITH
            EXTENSIVE DAMAGE IN FRAKLIN DELANO STATE PARK.

1223 AM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NNE CLEVELAND         34.65N 83.73W
04/28/2011                   WHITE              GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            WHITE COUNTY 911 REPORTED 50-60 DOWNED TREES ALONG HWY 75
            N NEAR THE MOUNTAIN.

1227 AM     TORNADO          2 NNE SUNNY SIDE        33.36N 84.28W
04/28/2011  F3               HENRY              GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY TEAM DETERMINED
            THAT AN EF3 TORNADO WITH WINDS OF 140 MPH ORIGINATED IN
            MERIWETHER COUNTY...TRACKED ACROSS SPALDING COUNTY AND
            LIFTED 2 MILES SOUTH OF HAMPTON IN HENRY COUNTY AT
            APPROXIMATELY 1228 AM EDT. THE TORNADO HAD A PATH LENGTH
            OF 20 MILES AND A WIDTH OF A HALF OF A MILE. TWO
            FATALITIES OCCURRED IN THE SUNNY SIDE COMMUNITY WHEN A
            MOBILE HOME PARK WAS DESTROYED.

1238 AM     TORNADO          3 S MEANSVILLE          33.01N 84.31W
04/28/2011                   PIKE               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 2 FATAL *** A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY
            TEAM DETERMINED THAT AN EF3 TORNADO WITH WINDS OF 140 MPH
            CROSSED PIKE...LAMAR...MONROE AND BUTTS COUNTIES. THE
            TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT APPROXIMATELY 1238 AM EDT
            THURSDAY MORNING ALONG HIGHWAY 19 ABOUT 4 MILES SOUTH OF
            MEANSVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL PIKE COUNTY. THE TORNADO
            LIFTED IN SOUTHEAST BUTTS COUNTY AT 115 AM EDT. TWO
            FATALITIES OCCURRED ON GROVE STREET IN LAMAR COUNTY.

0102 AM     TORNADO          1 WSW HIGH FALLS STATE  33.17N 84.04W
04/28/2011  F3               MONROE             GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MONROE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED 3 TRACTOR
            TRAILERS BLOWN OFF I-75 NEAR EXIT 196. PEOPLE WERE
            TRAPPED IN THE VEHICLES. DAMAGE TO HOMES AND TREES IN THE
            WELDON ROAD AREA WAS ALSO REPORTED.

0111 AM     TORNADO          1 W NEWBORN             33.52N 83.71W
04/28/2011  F1               NEWTON             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            AN NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN 1 MILE WEST OF NEWBORN IN NEWTON COUNTY AT
            APPROXIMATELY 111 AM EDT AND LIFTED 6 MILES WEST OF
            GREENSBORO IN GREENE COUNTY AT APPROXIMATELY 138 AM EDT.
            THE TORNADO HAD A PATH LENGTH OF 25 MILES AND A WIDTH OF
            HALF A MILE.

0130 AM     TORNADO          FORSYTH                 33.03N 83.94W
04/28/2011                   MONROE             GA   PUBLIC

            ROOF RIPPED OFF THE BACK OF A HOUSE. MANY TREES DOWN.

0141 AM     TSTM WND DMG     LEXINGTON               33.87N 83.11W
04/28/2011                   OGLETHORPE         GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            OGLETHORPE COUNTY 911 RELAYED A REPORT OF A DOWNED TREE
            ON ALBERTON RD.

0219 AM     TSTM WND DMG     FICKLIN                 33.64N 82.78W
04/28/2011                   WILKES             GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            WILKES COUNTY 911 RELAYED A DOWNED TREE REPORT IN THE SW
            PORTION OF THE COUNTY.

0250 AM     TORNADO          8 SE EATONTON           33.24N 83.29W
04/28/2011  F1               PUTNAM             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EMERGENCY MANAGER STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1
            TORNADO DEVELOPED 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF EATONTON AROUND
            250 AM EDT. IT TRACKED FOR 7 MILES INTO WEST HANCOCK
            COUNTY TO 8 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF DEVEREAUX LIFTING
            AROUND 305 AM. PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS. NUMEROUS TREES
            WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED ALONG THE PATH AND SEVERAL HOMES
            DAMAGED BY FALLING TREES.

0300 AM     HAIL             EATONTON                33.33N 83.39W
04/28/2011  E1.00 INCH       PUTNAM             GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            PUTNAM COUNTY 911 REPORTED NICKLE TO QUARTER SIZED HAIL
            OUTSIDE THE 911 CENTER IN EATONTON.

0339 AM     TORNADO          4 SW NORWOOD            33.42N 82.76W
04/28/2011  F1               WARREN             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            AN NWS STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF1 TORNADO
            TOUCHED DOWN 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NORWOOD AT
            APPROXIMATELY 339 AM AND LIFTED 1 MILE NORTHEAST OF CAMAK
            AT APPROXIMATELY 351 AM. IT HAD A PATH LENGTH OF 8 MILES
            AND A WIDTH OF A QUARTER OF A MILE.

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