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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
331 PM EDT TUE APR 8 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 4/7/2014 TORNADO EVENT...

...EF-1 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN SPALDING COUNTY...

.SPALDING COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.8 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   150 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               3

START DATE:             APRIL 7 2014
START TIME:             TBD
START LOCATION:         8 MILES NW OF GRIFFIN
START LAT/LON:          33.3025/-84.3850

END DATE:               APRIL 7 2014
END TIME:               TBD
END LOCATION:           7.6 NW OF GRIFFIN
END_LAT/LON:            33.3080/-84.3712

AROUND 200 TREES WERE DOWNED AND THERE WERE AT LEAST A DOZEN HOMES
WITH MINOR ROOF DAMAGE. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE WAS A TREE DOWN
ON A HOME ALONG HIGHWAY 92. SEVERAL OUTBUILDINGS SUSTAINED MINOR TO
MODERATE DAMAGE. THREE INJURIES OCCURRED WHEN CARS WERE EITHER STRUCK
OR RAN INTO DOWNED TREES ALONG HIGHWAY 92 NEAR BICYCLE ROAD.

EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO
THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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