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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
454 PM EDT WED APR 22 2020 /354 PM CDT WED APR 22 2020/

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/19 - 4/20 TORNADO EVENT UPDATE 
#2...

...ADDITIONAL SURVEYS ARE ONGOING...

.HENRY COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    125 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  5.2617 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   300.0 YARDS
FATALITIES:             1
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/19/2020
START TIME:             11:40 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 WSW TUMBLETON / HENRY COUNTY / AL
START LAT/LON:          31.3994 / -85.279

END DATE:               04/19/2020
END TIME:               11:47 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 NE BALKUM / HENRY COUNTY / AL
END LAT/LON:            31.437 / -85.2029

SURVEY SUMMARY:
TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 15 IN HENRY COUNTY,
ALABAMA. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST THROUGH THE TOWN OF
TUMBLETON, DAMAGING SEVERAL SINGLE FAMILY HOMES. THE TORNADO
DESTROYED A DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME NORTHEAST OF TUMBLETON,
LEADING TO ONE FATALITY. THE PEAK DAMAGE WAS NOTED FROM TUMBLETON
TO THE MOBILE HOME, WITH WINDS ESTIMATED AT 125 MPH. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED NORTHEAST, DAMAGING ANOTHER SINGLE FAMILY HOME AND
OUTBUILDINGS. THE TORNADO LIFTED NEAR COUNTY ROAD 53. SPECIAL
THANKS TO HENRY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND THE HENRY COUNTY
SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR PROVIDING DAMAGE INFORMATION AND AERIAL
IMAGERY.

.HENRY COUNTY TORNADO #2...

RATING:                 EF1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.5432 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   500.0 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/19/2020
START TIME:             11:45 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 SE BALKUM / HENRY COUNTY / AL
START LAT/LON:          31.4007 / -85.2142

END DATE:               04/19/2020
END TIME:               11:48 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 E BALKUM / HENRY COUNTY / AL
END LAT/LON:            31.4103 / -85.1916

SURVEY SUMMARY:
TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG CAMP SPRINGS ROAD, NEAR COUNTY ROAD
131. A SINGLE FAMILY HOME WAS DAMAGED AND AN AUTOMOTIVE SHOP WAS
DESTROYED AT COUNTY ROAD 121. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST,
CAUSING SCATTERED TREE DAMAGE BEFORE LIFTING NEAR COUNTY ROAD
53 AFTER DAMAGING AN ADDITIONAL STRUCTURE.

.MITCHELL/WORTH COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF2
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    120 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  8.6862 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   500.0 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/20/2020
START TIME:             02:10 AM EDT
START LOCATION:         2 NW BRIDGEBORO / MITCHELL COUNTY / GA
START LAT/LON:          31.4238 / -84.0001

END DATE:               04/20/2020
END TIME:               02:14 AM EDT
END LOCATION:           2 SE GORDY / WORTH COUNTY / GA
END LAT/LON:            31.4607 / -83.8621

SURVEY SUMMARY:
TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST WEST OF THE MITCHELL/WORTH COUNTY LINE
ALONG SOUTH COUNTY LINE ROAD, DAMAGING A MOBILE HOME. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED NORTHEAST, IMPACTING SEVERAL SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ALONG
HIGHWAY 112 AND YORK ROAD. DAMAGE TO A HOME ON YORK ROAD WAS
CONSISTENT WITH AN EF2 TORNADO WIND PEAK WINDS AROUND 120MPH. THE
TORNADO LIFT SHORTLY AFTER CROSSING YORK ROAD, WITH NO ADDITIONAL
DAMAGE NOTED.

.HOUSTON COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.62 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50.0 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/19/2020
START TIME:             11:42 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1 ENE PETERMAN / HOUSTON COUNTY / AL
START LAT/LON:          31.2064 / -85.4613

END DATE:               04/19/2020
END TIME:               11:44 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 ENE PETERMAN / HOUSTON COUNTY / AL
END LAT/LON:            31.2025 / -85.4519

SURVEY SUMMARY:
A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN NORTHWEST HOUSTON COUNTY ON BOB HALL
ROAD, JUST SOUTH OF ARIEL LANE. HERE IT DAMAGED THE ROOF OF A
HOME AND TORE A PORTION OF THE ROOF OFF OF A STORAGE FACILITY. IT
TRACKED SOUTHEAST AND DAMAGED THE ROOF OF APPROXIMATELY EIGHT
HOMES IN A NEIGHBORHOOD ALONG NOTTINGHAM WAY. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED TO THE SOUTHEAST AND DOWNED TREES ALONG HARRINGTON LANE
WHERE IT QUICKLY LIFTED.  

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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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