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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
648 PM EDT MON APR 20 2009

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

1040 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LA FAYETTE              34.71N 85.28W 
04/19/2009                   WALKER             GA   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            FEW TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY.

1040 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     4 NNW MARIETTA          34.00N 84.57W 
04/19/2009                   COBB               GA   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            REPORTED BY GEMA AT I-75/I-575 SPLIT

1100 PM     TORNADO          4 ESE WOODSTOCK         34.08N 84.46W 
04/19/2009  F1               COBB               GA   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            *** 2 INJ *** TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST SOUTH OF THE 
            INTERSECTION OF GA HIGHWAY 92 AND DIAL DRIVE...CROSSED 
            HIGHWAY 92 AND CONTINUED NNE ALONG DIAL DRIVE...CROSSING 
            A LARGE SECTION OF COLEMANS BLUFF. TOTAL PATH LENGTH 1.5 
            MILES...MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH 1/2 MILE...MAXIMUM ESTIMATED 
            WINDS 90 MPH. EF1 TORNADO DAMAGE OCCURRED ALONG A 3/4 
            MILE LONG PATH STARTING JUST NORTH OF HIGHWAY 92. 120 
            HOMES WERE DAMAGED...INCLUDING 12 HEAVILY DAMAGED OR 
            DESTROYED. DAMAGE PRIMARILY A RESULT OF NUMEROUS LARGE 
            DOWNED TREES.

1135 PM     TORNADO          1 W COLUMBUS            32.47N 84.99W 
04/19/2009  F1               MUSCOGEE           GA   PUBLIC          

            TORNADO INITIALLY TOUCHED DOWN IN PHENIX CITY ALABAMA AND
            CROSSED THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER INTO COLUMBUS NEAR THE 
            OLD RANKIN BUILDING. MINOR TO MODERATE DAMAGE TO OVER 100
            HOMES AND/OR BUSINESSES ALONG THE 4-MILE LONG TORNADO 
            PATH. HEAVIEST DAMAGE IN THE HILTON ROAD AND HARDING 
            DRIVE AREAS...LARGELY FROM DOWNED TREES. HUNDREDS OF 
            TREES AND MANY POWER LINES DOWN. A SMALL UTILITY TRUCK AT
            A NURSERY MOVED 25 FEET THROUGH A FENCE. MAXIMUM PATH 
            WIDTH 250 YARDS WITH MAXIMUM WINDS ESTIMATED AT 105 MPH.


&&
CORRECTED TIME OF MUSCOGEE COUNTY TORNADO.
INTENSITY RATING FOR CHEROKEE COUNTY TORNADO NOT FINALIZED.
$$

RAB

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