PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
458 PM EDT Tue Apr 8 2014 /358 PM CDT Tue Apr 8 2014/

...NWS Damage Survey For 4/7/2014 Tornado Event...

.Leon County Tornado...

Rating: EF0
Estimated Peak Wind: 76 mph
Path Length /Statute/: 0.52 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 50 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries:0

Start Date: 4/7/2014
Start Time: 521 PM EDT
Start Location: 9 ESE Tallahassee
Start Lat/Lon: 30.3879/-84.1433

End Date: 4/7/2014
End Time: 525 PM EDT
End Location: 10 ESE Tallahassee
End Lat/Lon: 30.3894/-84.1349

Survey Summary:
Very short-lived and weak tornado. Damage was selective and
confined to trees, with no structural damage observed. No funnel
was observed, but several witnesses heard an unusually loud
roaring noise.


.Irwin County / Mystic Tornado...

Rating: EF1
Estimated Peak Wind: 105 mph
Path Length /statute/: 2 miles
Path Width /Maximum/: 165 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 4/7/2014
Start Time: 155 PM EDT
Start Location: 4 SSW Ocilla
Start Lat/Lon: 31.5444/-83.2685

End Date: 4/7/2014
End Time: 205 PM EDT
End Location: 4 SSE Ocilla
End Lat/Lon: 31.552/-83.2369

Survey Summary:
A tornado briefly touched down in Irwin County south of Ocilla, GA
and produced mainly EF0 damage along its path, largely in the form
of uprooted trees with some smaller trees snapped. The tornado was
at its strongest near the end of its damage path where EF1 damage
was assessed. This is also the only area where structural damage
was noted. A mobile home was knocked several feet off its
foundation, but remained upright. Most of the roof was torn off. A
large hardwood tree was snapped in half and many others were
uprooted. Several out buildings were destroyed and shingles were
stripped from the roof or one home.

Note:
Information in this statement is preliminary and subject to change
pending final review of the events and publication in NWS Storm Data.

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Camp/Fournier/Barry/Evans/Wool

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