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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. Images of the storm and examples of the damage that occurred are shown below. (A field survey was conducted by representatives of the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City, Georgia.)

Click images to enlarge
[ ominous precurser ]

ominous precurser
courtesy Justin Galimore and
Ken Cook FOX5-TV
[ tornado ahead! ]

tornado ahead!
image taken near Palmetto
courtesy Robert Baptist

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Examples of Damage in Fayette County ( click images to enlarge )
[ damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision ]
damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision (NWS survey team)
[ damage in River Oaks Subdivision ]
damage in River Oaks Subdivision (NWS survey team).
[ damaged house along HWY 74 just north of Tyrone ]
damaged house along HWY 74 just north of Tyrone (NWS survey team)
[ damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision ]
damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision (NWS survey team)
[ damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision ]
damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision (NWS survey team).
[ damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision ]
damaged house in River Oaks Subdivision (NWS survey team)
Large hail also occurred with this storm ( click images to enlarge )
Images courtesy Gail White and Ken Cook (FOX5-TV)
[ hail almost as large as a tennis ball fell in Palmetto (Fulton County) ]
hail almost as large as a tennis ball fell in Palmetto (Fulton County)
[ hail splashing down in lake near Palmetto ]
hail splashing down in lake near Palmetto.
[ large hail in Palmetto yard ]
large hail in Palmetto yard

 

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