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Pike County Tornado
January 2, 2006

update January 11, 2006
The tornado that hit Pike County on January 2, 2006 was rated F3 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 ]

Pike County

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Examples of Damage in Pike County ( click images to enlarge )
[ Combine rolled nearly 75 feet. ]
Combine rolled nearly 75 feet. (NWS survey team)
[ Home lifted and dropped from its foundation. ]
Home lifted and dropped from its foundation. (NWS survey team).
[ Sedan destroyed after being lifted and carried 170 yards. Another vehicle was carried 250 yards ]
Sedan destroyed after being lifted and carried 170 yards. Another vehicle was carried 250 yards. (NWS survey team)

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