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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
457 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For 4/15/18 Decatur County Tornado...

.Decatur County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    95 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.46 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   31 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             04/15/2018 
Start Time:             08:55 AM EDT
Start Location:         1 SW Ausmac / Decatur County / GA
Start Lat/Lon:          30.9838 / -84.6355

End Date:               04/15/2018
End Time:               08:56 AM EDT
End Location:           Ausmac / Decatur County / GA
End Lat/Lon:            30.9887 / -84.6303

Summary: A brief tornado occurred with trees snapped and fallen in
different directions along Brinson Airbase road. Max winds were 
estimated at 90-95 mph based on the snapped trees. Other tree 
damage further southwest was determined to be straight line wind 
damage estimated at 60-80 mph.

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 200mph
EF5...Violent...>200mph

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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DVD/Wool/Nguyen