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Tornadoes in Central Georgia - Photos
April 15, 2007

Treutlen County

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In the predawn hours of Sunday April 15, 2007 severe thunderstorms moved across Central Georgia, producing damage across a number of counties - generally in a swath from Crisp County east to Emanuel County. Much of this damage was caused by several tornadoes. There have been reports that more than one person was injured during the event.

In Treutlen County... An EF1 tornado touched down in western Treutlen County at 2:04am EDT about 2 miles southeast of Rockledge...south of I-16...and traveled north-northeast to about 3 miles north-northeast of Adrian in Emanuel County. Total path length was 10 miles. Maximum path width was 1/4 mile. Maximum wind speed was 100 mph. Hundreds of trees were downed along and north of I-16. Two houses southeast of the community of Orianna were damaged and two outbuildings were destroyed. A silo was thrown 1/4 mile into the field across the road. Another home northeast of Orianna received minor damage. In Adrian, a mobile home was rolled over and a utility building had part of its roof removed. Also a dozen homes received minor damage and numerous trees were downed. A campground northeast of Adrian was also damaged as two houses were heavily damaged when trees fell on them. An unsecured mobile home 3 miles north-northeast of Adrian was also destroyed.

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Samples of Tornado Damage Seen During NWS Survey ( click images to enlarge )
[ Trees down ]
Trees down
[ fence and trees down ]
fence and trees down
[ roof damage to house ]
roof damage to house



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