PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
820 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1045 PM     HAIL             2 SE DARLINGTON         30.92N 86.03W 
02/18/2009  M2.75 INCH       WALTON             FL   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            BASEBALL SIZED HAIL REPORTED BETWEEN GLENDALE AND 
            DARLINGTON. 

1045 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE DARLINGTON         30.92N 86.03W 
02/18/2009                   WALTON             FL   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            MANY LARGE TREES FELLED BY 75-80 MPH WIND GUSTS BEWTEEN 
            GLENDALE AND DARLINGTON.

1045 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE DARLINGTON         30.92N 86.03W 
02/18/2009                   WALTON             FL   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            3 DESTROYED HOMES NEAR DARLINGTON IN NORTHEAST WALTON 
            COUNTY. 

1255 AM     TORNADO          4 SSE CAIRO             30.82N 84.18W 
02/19/2009  F2               GRADY              GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            CONFIRMED TORNADO OF EF-2 INTENSITY JUST TO THE WEST OF 
            GEORGIA STATE HIGHWAY 93. INITIAL TOUCHDOWN OF LONG TRACK
            TORNADO ON RAWLS ROAD IN GRADY COUNTY. ONE GRAIN SILO WAS
            DESTROYED WITH TWO OTHERS HEAVILY DAMAGED ON HOLSTEIN 
            LANE. TWO BARNS DESTROYED. ONE STRUCTURE NEAR THE SILOS 
            WAS NEARLY DESTROYED. A DOUBLE WIDE MODULAR HOME WAS 
            MOVED OFF ITS FOUNDATION. MAXIMUM WINDS OF 120 MPH WERE 
            ASSESSED IN THIS AREA WITH A PATH WIDTH OF APPROXIMATELY 
            100 YARDS. 

0105 AM     TORNADO          5 WSW THOMASVILLE       30.81N 84.05W 
02/19/2009  F2               THOMAS             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            LONG TRACK TORNADO ENTERED THOMAS COUNTY ALONG LOWER 
            CAIRO ROAD IN A PINE TREE PLANTATION. DAMAGE WIDTH 
            INCREASED TO 300 TO 400 YARDS IN THIS AREA WITH OVER 95 
            PERCENT OF PINE TREES IN THE PATH OF THE TORNADO SNAPPED.
            THREE HOMES SUFFERED MINOR TO MODERATE DAMAGE WITH ONE 
            HOME LOSING A PORTION OF ITS ROOF. SEVERAL SHEDS AND 
            GARAGES DESTROYED. WINDS ALONG THIS PORTION OF THE TRACK 
            WERE ESTIMATED AT 125 MPH. 

0109 AM     TORNADO          1 SSW THOMASVILLE       30.82N 83.99W 
02/19/2009  F1               THOMAS             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            WIDESPREAD TREES SNAPPED AND UPROOTED ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 
            319 NEAR METCALF ROAD AND CINDY ROAD. MANY HOMES WERE 
            DAMAGED OR RENDERED INHABITABLE BY FALLEN TREES. DAMAGE 
            IN THIS AREA WAS CONSISTENT WITH AN EF-1 TORNADO WITH 
            MAXIMUM WINDS OF 90 MPH. 

0111 AM     TORNADO          2 SSE THOMASVILLE       30.81N 83.97W 
02/19/2009  F1               THOMAS             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            EF-1 TORNADO PASSES JUST SOUTH OF DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE AT
            THE SOUTHWEST GEORGIA STATE HOSPITAL ALONG PINE TREE 
            BLVD. NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED WITHIN THE HOSPITAL COMPLEX 
            WITH TWO AIR CONDITIONING UNITS WERE REMOVED FROM THE TOP
            OF ONE BUILDING. WINDS AT THIS PORTION OF THE TRACK WERE 
            RATED AT 105 MPH. 

0123 AM     TORNADO          3 NNW BOSTON            30.83N 83.80W 
02/19/2009  F3               THOMAS             GA   NWS STORM SURVEY

            SECOND TORNADO TOUCHDOWN WITHIN THOMAS COUNTY FROM LONG 
            TRACKED SUPERCELL. TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN ON FIVE FORKS 
            ROAD AND CONTINUES EASTWARD TOWARD SALEM ROAD. THE 
            TORNADO REACHES ITS MAXIMUM INTENSITY ALONG SALEM ROAD 
            WHERE SEVERAL PINE TREES WERE SNAPPED AND COMPLETELY 
            DEBARKED ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE ROAD. ONE BARN WAS 
            COMPLETELY DESTROYED WITH MODERATE DAMAGE TO A NEARBY 
            HOME. PATH WIDTH IN THIS AREA WAS ESTIMATED AT 300 YARDS 
            WITH A MAXIMUM INTENSITY OF 140 TO 145 MPH. 

0425 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MADISON                 30.47N 83.42W 
02/19/2009                   MADISON            FL   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            SPOTTER WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS 
            THE COUNTY. TREES DOWN ACROSS ROADS, INCLUDING ONE LANE 
            OF HIGHWAY 90. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES, INCLUDING WEST 
            PORTIONS OF MADISON. TREES DOWN AROUND LEE AND PINETTA AS
            WELL.


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