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Tornadoes in Central Georgia - Photos
March 1, 2007

Stewart County

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In Stewart County...The tornado began on southwest side of Richland and ended 1 mile northeast of Richland. It was rated EF1. Path length approximately 1.5 miles and maximum width of 250 yards. Heaviest damage in the city of Richland with around 50 homes and businesses affected. An exterior brick wall of a store collapsed at the corner of Broad and Harris Streets. The building was declared unsafe and demolished. Harmony Primitive Baptist Church built in 1838 at the intersection of Harmony and Ponder Streets was destroyed. Only two walls were left standing. A tractor trailer at the intersection of Highways 520 and 280 was lifted and dropped causing the trailer to collapse in the center.

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Samples of Tornado Damage Seen During NWS Survey ( click images to enlarge )
[ numerous trees down ]
Numerous trees down.
[ structure destroyed ]
structure destroyed.
[ structure destroyed ]
Structure destroyed.
[ another view of destroyed structure ]
Another view of destroyed structure.
[ house severely damaged ]
House severely damaged.
[ another view of severely damaged house ]
Another view of severely damaged house.
[ structure demolished ]
structure demolished.
[ structure demolished ]
structure demolished
[ tractor trailer lifted and dropped ]
tractor trailer lifted and dropped



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