PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1010 PM EDT TUE MAY 13 2008

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

0215 AM HAIL FAIRBURN 33.57N 84.58W
05/11/2008 E1.00 INCH FULTON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

HAD BEEN HAILING FOR 10-15 MINUTES.

0225 AM HAIL COLLEGE PARK 33.64N 84.46W
05/11/2008 E1.75 INCH FULTON GA LAW ENFORCEMENT

HAIL HAD BEEN OCCURRING FOR SEVERAL MINUTES.

0227 AM HAIL EAST POINT 33.67N 84.47W
05/11/2008 E0.75 INCH FULTON GA PUBLIC

0240 AM HAIL 6 S CONYERS 33.58N 84.01W
05/11/2008 E0.75 INCH ROCKDALE GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

0320 AM HAIL GOOD HOPE 33.78N 83.61W
05/11/2008 E1.00 INCH WALTON GA PUBLIC

0408 AM TORNADO 9 W CARROLLTON 33.58N 85.23W
05/11/2008 F2 CARROLL GA NWS STORM SURVEY

THE FIRST OF TWO BRIEF EF2 TORNADO SPINUPS OCCURRED WEST
OF CARROLLTON IN THE JONESVILLE AREA. ROOFS WERE
COMPLETELY BLOWN OFF TWO HOMES AND NUMEROUS TREES WERE
DOWNED.

0408 AM TORNADO 5 NE LA GRANGE 33.09N 84.97W
05/11/2008 F2 TROUP GA NWS STORM SURVEY

TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST OFF HWY 29 AT WILLOWWOOD RD.
DAMAGE PATH ABOUT 1 MILE LONG AND 150 YARDS WIDE. 3 HOMES
DAMAGED...A WELL HOUSE DESTROYED AND NUMEROUS TRESS
SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.

0420 AM TORNADO 4 SSE HOGANSVILLE 33.12N 84.88W
05/11/2008 F2 TROUP GA NWS STORM SURVEY

TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR 1112 PERKINS RD WHERE IT
DAMAGED A HOUSE AND TOSSED TWO PICKUP TRUCKS...ONE 40 FT
AND THE OTHER 60 FT. AT 1117 PERKINS RD AND ALONG
DUCHESNE LANE...1 HOME HAD THE ROOF COMPLETELY LIFTED OFF
AND A CINDER BLOCK OUTBUILDING WAS DESTROYED. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED INTO MERIWETHER COUNTY WHERE NUMEROUS TREES
WERE DOWNED AND A SHED WAS DESTROYED. TOTAL PATH WAS 4
MILES LONG AND PATH WIDTH WAS 100 TO 300 YARDS WIDE.

0425 AM TORNADO 7 E CARROLLTON 33.58N 84.95W
05/11/2008 F2 CARROLL GA NWS STORM SURVEY

THE SECOND OF TWO BRIEF TORNADOES OCCURRED IN THE DIAMOND
COURT SUBDIVISION OFF CROSS PLAINS HULETT ROAD. TWO HOMES
WERE SIGNFICANTLY DAMAGED...ONE COMPLETELY DESTROYED.
SEVERAL HOMES RECEIVED MINOR TO MODERATE ROOF DAMAGE. THE
PATH LENGTH AND WIDTH WERE APPROXIMATELY 100 YARDS.

0430 AM TSTM WND DMG FAIRPLAY 33.62N 84.86W
05/11/2008 DOUGLAS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWERLINES ARE DOWN IN FAIRPLAY.
SEVERAL HOMESRECEIVED DAMAGE FROM WINDS AND TREES FALLING
ON THEM. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE WIDESPREAD PATH OF
WIND DAMAGE THAT STARTED IN CARROLL COUNTY NEAR BOWDEN.
THE SURVEY TEAM CONCLUDED THAT STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS CAUSED
THE DAMAGE.

0445 AM TSTM WND DMG GREENVILLE 33.03N 84.72W
05/11/2008 MERIWETHER GA EMERGENCY MNGR

SEVERAL TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY.

0450 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 N FAIRBURN 33.62N 84.58W
05/11/2008 FULTON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

SEVERAL TREES AND DAMAGED STRUCTURES NEAR SOUTH FULTON
PARKWAY ON THE NORTH SIDE OF FAIRBURN. THE NWS SURVEY
TEAM HAS CONCLUDED THAT STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS PRODUCED THE
DAMAGE IN SW FULTON COUNTY NORTH OF FAIRBURN.

0453 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 N FAIRBURN 33.62N 84.58W
05/11/2008 FULTON GA EMERGENCY MNGR

HEAVILY DAMAGED HOME AT 4800 BLOCK OF TRIGGER LANE.

0500 AM HAIL 5 NE MORROW 33.63N 84.28W
05/11/2008 E1.75 INCH CLAYTON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

0515 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 S PANTHERSVILLE 33.65N 84.28W
05/11/2008 HENRY GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

ONE POWER LINE WAS DOWN ALONG RAINBOW DRIVE.

0517 AM TORNADO 4 NE MORROW 33.62N 84.29W
05/11/2008 F2 CLAYTON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF2 TORNADO WITH WINDS UP TO 130 MPH TOUCHED DOWN JUST
EAST OF I-675 CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OVER A 2.5 SQ
MILE AREA TO THE ELLENWOOD COMMUNITY. 188 PRIVATE
DWELLINGS WERE DAMAGED...53 ARE UNINHABITABLE. 500
RESIDENTS WERE DISPLACED. THE TORNADO CONTINUED INTO
HENRY COUNTY AND ROCKDALE COUNTY DOWNING TREES AND POWER
LINES BEFORE LIFTING IN NEWTON COUNTY NEAR US HWY 20.
PATH LENGTH WAS 19 MILES AND THE MAXIMUM WIDTH WAS 100
YARDS WIDE.

0520 AM TSTM WND DMG 2 E THOMASTON 32.89N 84.29W
05/11/2008 UPSON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

TREES ARE DOWN ON THE EAST SIDE OF THOMASTON AND ALONG
HIGHWAY 74 TOWARDS YATESVILLE. POSSIBLE TORNADO REPORTED
BY EMA IN FAR NORTHERN UPSON COUNTY NEAR THE PIKE COUNTY
LINE.

0525 AM TSTM WND DMG 3 NE THOMASTON 32.92N 84.29W
05/11/2008 UPSON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES ARE DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 74 EAST OF
THOMASTON.

0531 AM HAIL 5 NNE CUSSETA 32.37N 84.74W
05/11/2008 E0.88 INCH CHATTAHOOCHEE GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

0542 AM TSTM WND DMG ROBERTA 32.72N 84.01W
05/11/2008 CRAWFORD GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

MANY TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY.

0542 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 NW CRAWFORD 33.92N 83.21W
05/11/2008 OGLETHORPE GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWERLINES ARE DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0550 AM TORNADO LIZELLA 32.81N 83.82W
05/11/2008 F2 BIBB GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF2 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR LIZELLA AND CONTINUED ON
A SPORADIC PATH ACROSS SOUTH MACON AND INTO WESTERN
TWIGGS COUNTY. TORNADO WAS EF0 TO EF1 THROUGHOUT MOST OF
THE PATH...BUT REACHED EF2 INTENSIFY ALONG EISENHOWER
PARKWAY IN SOUTH MACON. THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR DRY
BRANCH AT THE TWIGGS/BIBB COUNTY LINE. TOTAL PATH LENGTH
WAS 18 MILES AND MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS 100 YARDS WIDE.

0555 AM TSTM WND DMG 11 S FORSYTH 32.88N 83.94W
05/11/2008 MONROE GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES WERE DOWN ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PART OF
COUNTY...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE INTERSTECTION OF HIGHWAYS 22
AND 74.

0555 AM TSTM WND DMG BYRON 32.65N 83.76W
05/11/2008 PEACH GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES ARE DOWN IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THE
COUNTY.

0600 AM TSTM WND DMG IRWINTON 32.81N 83.17W
05/11/2008 WILKINSON GA EMERGENCY MNGR

4 HOME WERE HEAVILY DAMAGED IN IRWINTON AND NUMEROUS
TREES WERE DOWN ACROSS THE ENTIRE COUNTY WITH SEVERAL
ROADS BLOCKED.

0600 AM TSTM WND DMG 1 NNE CENTERVILLE 32.65N 83.67W
05/11/2008 HOUSTON GA PUBLIC

A FEW TREES AND LIMBS WERE BROUGHT DOWN IN A TRAILER PARK
ON THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF TOWN.

0605 AM HAIL 3 S MACON 32.79N 83.66W
05/11/2008 E0.75 INCH BIBB GA PUBLIC

NEAR HOUSTON AVE AND EISENHOWER PKWY

0605 AM TSTM WND DMG FORT VALLEY 32.55N 83.89W
05/11/2008 PEACH GA AMATEUR RADIO

WIDESPREAD TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY. POWER OUTAGES
ALSO.

0610 AM TSTM WND DMG 5 W MILLEDGEVILLE 33.09N 83.33W
05/11/2008 BALDWIN GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWERLINES ARE DOWN ALL ACROSS THE
COUNTY.

0613 AM TSTM WND DMG MONTEZUMA 32.30N 84.03W
05/11/2008 MACON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES WERE DOWN ACROSS THE CITY.

0615 AM TORNADO FITZPATRICK 32.75N 83.44W
05/11/2008 F1 TWIGGS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF1 TORNADO WITH WINDS UP TO 90 MPH TOUCHED DOWN NEAR
US HWY 80 WEST OF MYRICKS MILL RD WHERE A CHURCH HAD MOST
OF ITS ROOF BLOWN OFF. IT CONTINUED EAST INTO WESTERN
WILKINSON COUNTY PARALLELING GA HWY 96 NEAR US HWY 441. A
MOBILE HOME WAS DAMAGED AT BEAVER DAM ROAD. THE TORNADO
LIFTED EAST OF LONG BRANCH RD 8 MILES SE OF TOOMSBORO.
TOTAL PATH LENGTH 25 MILES. MAXIMUM WIDTH WAS 100 YDS.
ADDITIONAL STRAIGHT-LINE WIND DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED ALONG
AND UP TO 3 MILES SOUTH OF THE TORNADO TRACK.

0617 AM TSTM WND DMG 7 S MADISON 33.48N 83.48W
05/11/2008 MORGAN GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS SOUTH PART OF
COUNTY

0630 AM TSTM WND DMG AMERICUS 32.07N 84.23W
05/11/2008 SUMTER GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES DOWN

0630 AM TSTM WND DMG ELLAVILLE 32.24N 84.31W
05/11/2008 SCHLEY GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES DOWN

0636 AM TORNADO 7 NW DUBLIN 32.61N 83.01W
05/11/2008 F2 LAURENS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

*** 1 FATAL, 3 INJ *** EF2 TORNADO CONFIRMED TOUCHDOWN IN
THE 2700 BLOCK OF U.S. HIGHWAY 441...ABOUT THREE MILES
SOUTHWEST OF DUBLIN...WHERE A DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE HOME WAS
DESTROYED. AN EARLY 50S MALE KILLED AND WIFE IN VERY
SERIOUS CONDITION. TWO CHILDREN SUFFERED NON-LIFE
THREATENING INJURIES. ADDITIONAL DAMAGE REPORTED IN OTHER
PARTS OF THE COUNTY...MOSTLY FROM STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS OR
EF0 TO EF1 TORNADO.

0644 AM TORNADO 9 WSW WRIGHTSVILLE 32.68N 82.86W
05/11/2008 LAURENS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF1 TORNADO WITH WINDS UP TO 110 MPH TOUCHED DOWN IN
EXTREME NORTHERN LAURENS COUNTY ABOUT 1 MILE W OF TUCKERS
CROSSROADS OR 9 MILES WSW OF WRIGHTSVILLE AT 644 AM EDT.
NEAR TUCKERS CROSSROADS...THE TORNADO DESTROYED ONE
MOBILE HOME...PUSHED A MANUFACTURED HOME OFF ITS
FOUNDATION...AND MOVED A TRUCK 30 FT. THE TORNADO DOWNED
NUMEROUS TREES AND DAMAGED SEVERAL HOMES IN THE
WRIGHTSVILLE AREA BEFORE LIFTING 1 MILE NE OF
WRIGHTSVILLE IN JOHNSON COUNTY AT 654 AM EDT. THE TOTAL
PATH LENGTH WAS 10 MI

0645 AM TORNADO 4 NE SANDERSVILLE 33.02N 82.76W
05/11/2008 F0 WASHINGTON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR GA HWY 15 AND MAYVIEW RD
TRACKING EAST FOR APPROXIMATELY 33 MILES THROUGH
JEFFERSON COUNTY AND CONTINUED INTO BURKE COUNTY BEFORE
LIFTING AT 722 AM. MANY STRUCTURES WERE DAMAGED BUT MOST
OF THE DAMAGE WAS MINOR. MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS 1/4 MILE.
ADDITIONAL STRAIGHT-LINE WIND DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED ALONG
AND UP TO 2 MILES SOUTH OF THE TORNADO...CAUSING MODERATE
DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES IN DAVISBORO AND LOUISVILLE.

0700 AM TSTM WND DMG KITE 32.69N 82.52W
05/11/2008 JOHNSON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS ESTIMATED UP TO 90 MPH OCCURRED ALONG
AND UP TO 2 MILES SOUTH OF THE TORNADO TRACK. A GYMNASIUM
IN KITE SUSTAINED MASONRY WALL AND ROOF DAMAGE. SEVERAL
OTHER STRUCTURES WERE DAMAGED AND NUMEROUS TREES AND
POWER LINES WERE DOWNED.

0700 AM TORNADO 1 N LOWERY 32.37N 82.80W
05/11/2008 F1 LAURENS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

DAMAGE PATH 0.5 MILES LONG AND 200 YARDS WIDE.ONE MOBILE
HOME DESTROYED AND NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED.

0701 AM TORNADO 1 NW KITE 32.70N 82.53W
05/11/2008 F2 JOHNSON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF2 TORNADO WITH WINDS UP TO 130 MPH TOUCHED DOWN
NORTHWEST OF KITE CAUSING DAMAGE ALONG US HWY 221. A
MOBILE HOME WAS ROLLED OVER AND SEVERAL HOMES AND CARS
WERE DAMAGED. MORE SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE OCCURRED 3 MILES NE
OF KITE ALONG MINTON CHAPEL RD WHERE A MOBILE HOME WAS
DESTROYED WITH DEBRIS THROWN 50 FT. A METAL BUILDING WAS
ALSO DESTROYED. THE TORNADO CONTINUED INTO EMANUEL COUNTY
BEFORE LIFTING 1 MILE W OF BLUNDALE. PATH LENGTH WAS 8
MILES AND THE MAXIMUM WIDTH WAS 1/2 MILE.

0705 AM TSTM WND DMG LOUISVILLE 33.00N 82.40W
05/11/2008 JEFFERSON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ALL AROUND
LOUISVILLE.

0705 AM TSTM WND DMG SANDERSVILLE 32.98N 82.81W
05/11/2008 WASHINGTON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES DOWN COUNTYWIDE.

0710 AM TSTM WND DMG MCRAE 32.06N 82.90W
05/11/2008 TELFAIR GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY.

0711 AM TORNADO 3 SE SOPERTON 32.35N 82.56W
05/11/2008 F3 TREUTLEN GA NWS STORM SURVEY

DAMAGE PATH 7 MILES LONG AND 150 YARDS WIDE. ONE TWO
STORY BRICK HOME HAD THE SECOND FLOOR COMPLETELY REMOVED.
NUMEROUS SHEDS AND OUTBUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. THE
TORNADO LIFTED ABOUT 6 MILES ENE OF KIBBEE IN MONTGOMERY
COUNTY.

0715 AM TSTM WND DMG LOUISVILLE 33.00N 82.40W
05/11/2008 JEFFERSON GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

SEVERAL TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.

0720 AM TORNADO 3 SSW NORMANTOWN 32.27N 82.39W
05/11/2008 F2 TOOMBS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

*** 3 INJ *** DAMAGE PATH 1 MILE LONG...150 YDS WIDE. 3
MOBILE HOMES DESTROYED...1 BRICK HOUSE HAD MAJOR
DAMAGE...NUMEROUS SHEDS AND OUTBUILDINGS DESTROYED. 1
TRACTOR TRAILER RIG TURNED OVER. APPROXIMATELY 200 TO 300
PINE TREES DOWN. 3 INJURIES AND 7 FAMILIES DISPLACED.

0725 AM TSTM WND DMG LESLIE 31.95N 84.09W
05/11/2008 SUMTER GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

NUMEROUS TREES ARE DOWN ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PART OF
SUMTER COUNTY.

0735 AM TORNADO 7 NE LYONS 32.28N 82.24W
05/11/2008 F1 TOOMBS GA NWS STORM SURVEY

AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN 7 MILES NE OF LYONS. NUMEROUS
TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED ALONG THE PATH. THIS
TORNADO MOVED NORTHEAST BEFORE CURVING TO AN EAST
DIRECTION BEFORE MOVING INTO TATTNALL COUNTY. THE TOTAL
PATH LENGTH OF THIS TORNADO INCLUDING THE PORTION IN
TATTNALL COUNTY WAS 7 MILES. MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH IN TOOMBS
COUNTY WAS 100 YARDS WIDE.

0754 AM TSTM WND DMG CORDELE 31.97N 83.77W
05/11/2008 CRISP GA COUNTY OFFICIAL

1 TREE DOWN.

1002 AM TSTM WND DMG RAMHURST 34.70N 84.73W
05/11/2008 MURRAY GA BROADCAST MEDIA

ONE TO TWO DOZEN TREES DOWN IN SOUTHEAST MURRAY COUNTY
BETWEEN RAMHURST AND DENNIS ALONG OLD U.S. HIGHWAY 411. A
COUPLE OF BARNS AND A STORAGE SHED DESTROYED.

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