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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
529 PM CDT THU JUN 25 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 6/24/20 TORNADO EVENT... 

.OVERVIEW...NWS STORM SURVEY TEAMS IDENTIFIED FIVE TORNADOES FROM THE
JUNE 24, 2020 SEVERE WEATHER EVENT. TWO OF THE TORNADOES OCCURRED
IN MOBILE COUNTY AND THREE OCCURRED IN GEORGE COUNTY. 

.KELLY TRAIL TORNADO (MOBILE COUNTY)...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    110 MPH 
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.7 MILES 
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   300 YARDS 
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 24, 2020 
START TIME:             149 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         4 MI NE OF CHUNCHULA, AL
START LAT/LON:          30.9817/-88.1666

END DATE:               JUN 24, 2020
END TIME:               154 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           7 MI NE OF CHUNCHULA, AL
END LAT/LON:            31.0101/-88.1362

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN SOUTHWEST OF KELLY 
TRAIL AND MOVED NORTHEAST ACROSS THE ROAD. IN THIS AREA, SIGNIFICANT
DAMAGE WAS NOTED TO BOTH SOFTWOOD AND HARDWOOD TREES WITH THE TRUNKS
OF MANY TREES SNAPPED. A COUPLE OF HOMES SUFFERED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE
DUE TO THE FALLEN TREES. ANOTHER HOME ON THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE TORNADO 
PATH HAD ROOF DAMAGE TO THE NORTH SIDE OF THE STRUCTURE. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED NORTHEAST AND CROSSED CELESTE ROAD, WEAKENED AND LIFTED JUST 
EAST OF JOHN KELLY ROAD. THE TREE DAMAGE WAS MUCH MORE SPORADIC AND
NOT AS SIGNIFICANT IN THE CELESTE ROAD AREA AS IT WAS FURTHER TO THE 
SOUTHWEST. 

.WEST MOBILE TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    60 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  0.3 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUN 24, 2020 
START TIME:             139 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2 MI NE OF MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT
START LAT/LON:          30.7059/-88.2177

END DATE:               JUN 24, 2020
END TIME:               140 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2 MI NE OF MOBILE REGIONAL AIRPORT
END LAT/LON:            30.7087/-88.2142

SURVEY SUMMARY: A VERY BRIEF, WEAK EF-0 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST NORTH OF
ZEIGLER BLVD ON DURBIN COURT AND TRACKED NORTHEAST, LIFTING AS IT APPROACHED
THE MOBILE FAIRGROUNDS. THE DAMAGE WITH THE TORNADO WAS VERY SPORADIC
AND LIGHT, WITH MAINLY BRANCHES OF SOFTWOOD TREES DAMAGED. 

IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT MOST OF THE NOTABLE DAMAGE WAS FROM 60 TO 70 MPH
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS THAT CONTINUED FURTHER TO THE NORTH AND EAST TOWARD 
THE OVERLOOK DR AND MOFFETT ROAD AREAS, RESULTING IN SPORADIC TREE, POWER
LINE, AND MINOR ROOF DAMAGE. THANKS TO MOBILE COUNTY EMA FOR THEIR 
ASSISTANCE.  

.SOUTHWEST GEORGE COUNTY MS TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    100 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.25 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 24, 2020
START TIME:             1:00 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         2.75 MI SE OF RAMSEY SPRINGS, MS
START LAT/LON:          30.7560/-88.8579

END DATE:               JUNE 24, 2020
END TIME:               1:03 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           4.25 MI E OF RAMSEY SPRINGS, MS
END LAT/LON:            30.7695/-88.8434

SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED JUST NORTH OF THE GEORGE AND
JACKSON COUNTY LINE AND CONTINUED JUST OVER 1 MILE TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST. 
NUMEROUS PINE TREES WERE SNAPPED NEAR THE TRUNK. THE APPROXIMATE MAXIMUM 
PATH WIDTH WAS 50 YARDS. 

.SOUTHEAST GEORGE COUNTY MS TORNADO 1...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.0 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 24, 2020
START TIME:             1:19 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         3.25 MI W OF AGRICOLA, MS
START LAT/LON:          30.8105/-88.5751

END DATE:               JUNE 24, 2020
END TIME:               1:21 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           2.75 MI WNW OF AGRICOLA, MS
END LAT/LON:            30.8173/-88.5607

SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST EAST OF CCC ROAD AND TRAVELED
JUST LESS THAN ONE MILE TO THE NORTHEAST ENDING AT THE INTERSECTION OF HILLTOP
DRIVE AND MARSHALL SMITH ROAD. A FEW TREE TOPS WERE DAMAGED IN A PASTURE WITH 
A STRAND OF TREES UPROOTED ALONG A FENCE LINE. THERE WAS MINOR DAMAGE TO A 
METAL ROOF OF A HOUSE ALONG WITH METAL ROOFING TORN FROM A SHED. THE APPROXIMATE
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS 50 YARDS.

.SOUTHEAST GEORGE COUNTY, MS TORNADO 2...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.0 MILE
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             JUNE 24, 2020
START TIME:             1:22 PM CDT
START LOCATION:         1.25 S OF AGRICOLA, MS
START LAT/LON:          30.7910/-88.5151

END DATE:               JUNE 24, 2020
END TIME:               1:24 PM CDT
END LOCATION:           1.0 ESE OF AGRICOLA, MS
END LAT/LON:            30.8006/-88.5051

SURVEY SUMMARY: A TORNADO BEGAN JUST SOUTH OF PARKER ROAD AND TRAVELED 
NORTHEAST APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES, CROSSING NENA ROAD AND HWY. 613, BEFORE
ENDING IN A PASTURE JUST SOUTH OF CORLEY ROAD. SEVERAL TREES WERE SNAPPED 
AND UPROOTED ALONG PARKER ROAD. IN ADDITION, A ROOF ON A HOME WAS DAMAGED 
AND SEVERAL METAL PANELS WERE TORN FROM AN OUTBUILDING. 

ALONG NENA ROAD, AN OUTBUILDING WAS DESTROYED AND A MOBILE HOME WAS DAMAGED.
THERE WERE ALSO SEVERAL ADDITIONAL TREES SNAPPED. ANOTHER OUTBUILDING WAS 
DESTROYED BY A FALLEN OAK TREE ALONG HWY. 613, WITH ANOTHER LARGE OAK TREE 
UPROOTED AT THE END OF THE TORNADO PATH JUST SOUTH OF CORLEY 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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA. 

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