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Tornado Hits Downtown Atlanta - Photos
March 14, 2008

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A supercell thunderstorm moved into downtown Atlanta Friday evening March 14, 2008, and produced a deadly tornado. One person was killed in a building collapse, and at least 30 others were injured by debris. This tornado was rated EF2 by a storm survey team from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Peachtree City, GA. Maximum winds were estimated to be 130 MPH. Below are some of the photos taken by the survey team on Saturday after there had been considerable clean-up.

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Samples of Damage in Downtown Atlanta ( click images to enlarge )
Photos Courtesy Atlanta - Fulton County EMA
[ Damage in Cabbage Town area. ]
Damage in Cabbage Town area.
[ Roof damage at the World Congress Center. ]
Roof damage at the World Congress Center.
 [ Damage to homes. ]
Damage to homes.
[ Cotton Mill Lofts. Roof was removed by the tornado and
                portions of the top floors collapsed all the way to the basement. ]
Cotton Mill Lofts. Roof was removed by the tornado and portions of the top floors collapsed all the way to the basement.
[ Damaged building just east of CNN Center. ]
Damaged building just east of CNN Center.
[ Large trees fallen on homes in Cabbage Town area. ]
Large trees fallen on homes in Cabbage Town area.

 

 

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