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Fulton/Fayette Tornado
January 2, 2006

update January 11, 2006

The tornado that hit Fulton and Fayette counties on January 2, 2006 was rated F2 on the Fujita intensity scale. The areas affected are shown on the maps below. Examples of the damage that occurred are shown in the images below the maps. (A field survey was conducted by representatives of the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City, Georgia.)

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[ tornado damage path ]

Fulton County
[ tornado damage path ]

Fayette County

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Fulton/Fayette County Tornado ( click images to enlarge )
[ Tornado on the ground in northern Fayette County near Highway 74. ]
Tornado on the ground in northern Fayette County near Highway 74.
(courtesy Robby Westbrook).
Examples of Damage in Fayette County ( click images to enlarge )
[ House severely damaged in River Oaks Subdivision ]
House severely damaged in River Oaks Subdivision (NWS survey team)
[ hay baler moved 25 yards ]
hay baler moved 25 yards (NWS survey team).
[ House destroyed along Highway 74 ]
House destroyed along Highway 74 (NWS survey team)

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