PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
844 PM EDT THU APR 28 2011

...PAST EF4/F4 TORNADOES IN GEORGIA...

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY DETERMINED THAT AN EF4
TORNADO WITH WINDS OF 175 MPH OCCURRED IN CATOOSA COUNTY AS PART
OF THE HISTORIC APRIL 27-28 2011 OUTBREAK. EF4 TORNADOES ARE VERY
RARE IN GEORGIA. INCLUDING THIS EVENT...ONLY NINE EF4/F4
TORNADOES HAVE OCCURRED IN GEORGIA SINCE 1950.

DATE        COUNTIES AFFECTED FATALITIES    INJURIES

04/27/2011  CATOOSA            7             30
05/11/2008  MCINTOSH           0             9
03/27/1994  FLOYD/BARTOW/      3             UNKNOWN
            CHEROKEE/PICKENS
11/22/1992  CHEROKEE/COBB      0             46
11/22/1992  PUTNAM/GREENE      5             86
04/03/1974  GORDON/WHITFIELD/  9             67
            MURRAY
04/03/1974  PICKENS/DAWSON/    6             30
            LUMPKIN
04/03/1974  FANNIN             0             0
04/30/1953  HOUSTON            18            300


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