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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
1024 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2008

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

1100 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LEXINGTON               33.87N 83.11W
08/25/2008                   OGLETHORPE         GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            ONE TREE DOWN ON WESLEY CHAPEL ROAD.

1200 AM     TSTM WND DMG     WARNER ROBINS           32.61N 83.63W
08/26/2008                   HOUSTON            GA   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            ROOF DAMAGE TO AN APARTMENT BUILDING IN THE NORTHERN PART
            OF WARNER ROBINS.

0813 AM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NW EAST POINT         33.71N 84.52W
08/26/2008                   FULTON             GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SIX TREES BLOWN DOWN NEAR INTERSECTION OF BUTNER ROAD AND
            CAMPBELLTON ROAD.

0845 AM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SW CANTON             34.23N 84.51W
08/26/2008                   CHEROKEE           GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            LARGE TREE INTO STRUCTURE CAUSING MAJOR DAMAGE

0915 AM     TSTM WND DMG     8 E CANTON              34.25N 84.35W
08/26/2008                   CHEROKEE           GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN BLOCKING ROAD.

1210 PM     TORNADO          4 S EAST JULIETTE       33.06N 83.79W
08/26/2008  F0               MONROE             GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TORNADO OBSERVED ON THE GROUND NEAR PLANT SCHERER AND
            LAKE JULIETTE. NO DAMAGE OCCURRED AS THE PATH WAS THROUGH
            AN AREA WHERE TREES HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY CLEAR-CUT. PATH
            LENGTH ABOUT 1/4 MILE. WIDTH APPROX. 50 YARDS.

1225 PM     TORNADO          5 NNW GAINESVILLE       34.37N 83.86W
08/26/2008  F1               HALL               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            RATED EF1. PATH 1 MILE LONG AND 200 YDS WIDE. SCORES OF
            TREES BLOWN DOWN. MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO 20 HOMES.

1245 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MURRAYVILLE             34.42N 83.91W
08/26/2008                   HALL               GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            AROUND 200 TREES BLOWN DOWN. SOME DOWN IN ROADWAY.

1248 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 SE CORDELE            31.94N 83.75W
08/26/2008                   CRISP              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            THE FUNNEL CLOUD MOVED FROM THE SOUTHWESTERN PART OF THE
            COUNTY AND THE EMA FOLLOWED IT UNTIL IT EXITED THE COUNTY


1248 PM     HAIL             CORDELE                 31.97N 83.77W
08/26/2008  E0.75 INCH       CRISP              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EMA REPORTED PENNY SIZE HAIL IN CORDELE

0130 PM     FLASH FLOOD      5 E DAHLONEGA           34.54N 83.90W
08/26/2008                   LUMPKIN            GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MUDSLIDE REPORTED NEAR THE COPPERMINES ROAD BRIDGE OVER
            THE CHESTATEE RIVER.

0215 PM     FLASH FLOOD      5 SSE HIAWASSEE         34.88N 83.72W
08/26/2008                   TOWNS              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            THE HIWASSEE RIVER REACHED FLOOD STAGE OF 10 FEET. MINOR
            FLOODING OF THE ENCHANTED VALLEY RESORT AREA AROUND 1
            MILE DOWNSTREAM FROM THE STREAM GAGE.

0230 PM     FLASH FLOOD      HELEN                   34.70N 83.72W
08/26/2008                   WHITE              GA   PUBLIC

            THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER REACHED FLOOD STAGE OF 6 FEET.
            REPORTS OF FLOODING IN THE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT IMPACTING
            SOME STORES...RESTAURANTS AND PARKS. LARGE DEBRIS
            BLOCKAGE OF TREES AT THE BRIDGE IN HELEN.

0338 PM     TORNADO          2 NE FLOWERY BRANCH     34.21N 83.89W
08/26/2008  F1               HALL               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            RATED EF1. PATH 3/4 MILE LONG AND 100 YDS WIDE. 20-30
            TREES BLOWN DOWN. MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO 5-10 HOMES AND
            OAKWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

0345 PM     TORNADO          4 SSW GAINESVILLE       34.24N 83.87W
08/26/2008  F1               HALL               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            PUBLIC WITNESSED TORNADO COMING THROUGH THE TREES WITH
            AIRBORNE PLYWOOD AND SIDING DEBRIS. TREES SNAPPED AND
            PART OF BUSINESS ROOF TORN OFF ALONG MURPHY BLVD. DAMAGE
            TO SHOPPING CENTER NEAR 1500 BLOCK OF BROWNSBRIDGE RD.
            CARS DAMAGED. DAMAGE SURVEY SHOWED PATH 2.25 MILES LONG
            AND 200 YDS WIDE. DOZENS OF TREES BLOWN DOWN AND MINOR
            ROOF DAMAGE TO 10-15 HOMES AND THE LYMAN HALL ELEMENTARY
            SCHOOL.

0416 PM     TORNADO          2 SW PERRY              32.44N 83.76W
08/26/2008                   HOUSTON            GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            BRIEF TOUCHDOWN AND BACKUP AT U.S. HWY 41 AND SOUTH PERRY
            PKWY. NO DAMAGE OCCURRED.

0418 PM     TORNADO          3 ESE JEFFERSON         34.12N 83.55W
08/26/2008                   JACKSON            GA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            BRIEF TORNADO OBSERVED BY BOTH A SHERIFFS DEPUTY AND A
            SKYWARN SPOTTER NEAR JEFFERSON RIVER RD AND BROCKTON RD.
            DAMAGE TO TREES AND LIMBS.

0420 PM     TORNADO          5 SSW LULA              34.33N 83.71W
08/26/2008  F1               HALL               GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWNED ACROSS THE COUNTY AND ROOF BLOWN
            OFF A HOME AT TIMBLE ROAD AND HEWELL ROAD. DAMAGE SURVEY
            SHOWED TORNADO PATH 3/4 MILE LONG AND 100 YDS WIDE. THREE
            HOMES DAMAGED AND 10-20 TREES DOWN.

0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NE LULA               34.42N 83.63W
08/26/2008                   BANKS              GA   EMERGENCY MNGR

            PUBLIC REPORT OF TORNADO WITH TREE DEBRIS AND MINOR
            DAMAGE TO HOUSE.

0430 PM     TORNADO          5 ENE ARCADE            34.10N 83.48W
08/26/2008  F0               JACKSON            GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            BRIEF TORNADO TOUCH DOWN WITNESSED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT IN
            BROCKTON LOOP ROAD. MINOR TREE DAMAGE ONLY.

0435 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     PERRY                   32.46N 83.74W
08/26/2008                   HOUSTON            GA   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            RELAYED BY MEDIA

0446 PM     TORNADO          COMMERCE                34.21N 83.46W
08/26/2008  F1               JACKSON            GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            *** 2 INJ *** TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN COMMERCE. DAMAGE
            SURVEY REVEALED A PATH 1.25 MILES LONG AND 100 YDS WIDE.
            40-50 TREES DOWN. 10-15 HOMES WITH MINOR DAMAGE. ONE
            MOBILE HOME DESTROYED BY TORNADO WINDS AND TWO MORE
            HEAVILY DAMAGED BY FALLING TREES. TWO PEOPLE WERE KNOWN
            TO HAVE BEEN TREATED FOR INJURIES.

0640 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 E GRAY                33.01N 83.50W
08/26/2008                   JONES              GA   PUBLIC

            REPORT OF FUNNEL CLOUD ON HWY 22 JUST EAST OF GRAY.
            RELAYED BY WMAZ.

0655 PM     TORNADO          3 NW TIGNALL            33.90N 82.78W
08/26/2008  F0               WILKES             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            TORNADO TRAVELED ALONG A 5 MI PATH FROM THE INTERSECTION
            OF BUNCH RD AND MALLORYSVILLE RD /3NW TIGNALL/ TO HENRY
            HILL RD /3NE NORMAN/. A SWATH OF TREES WERE DOWNED ALONG
            THE ENTIRE TRACK. A MOBILE HOME WAS BLOWN 6 FEET OFF ITS
            FOUNDATION ALONG BOYD RD. ANOTHER HOME ALONG GA HWY 17
            HAD SEVERAL SHINGLES BLOWN OFF ITS ROOF. MAXIMUM WINDS
            ARE ESTIMATED AROUND 80 MPH AND THE MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH
            WAS 100 YARDS.
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