Thursday, February 19, 2009

Tornado Confirmed in Randolph County

The NWS Birmingham has conducted a storm survey and confirmed an EF1 tornado in Randolph County of East Alabama.

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL1154 AM CST THU FEB 19 2009..

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

0650 PM TORNADO 3 NNE ROCK MILLS 33.19N 85.26W
02/18/2009 F1 RANDOLPH AL

NWS STORM SURVEY

SEVERAL HUNDRED TREES SNAPPED AND TWISTED IN REMOTE AREAS NORTH OF ROCK MILLS NEAR THE GEORGIA STATE LINE. MOSTLY SOFTWOOD. TORNADIC WIND ESTIMATED AT 90 MPH. PATH LENGTH 1 MILE. PATH WIDTH 1/4 MILE. MOST CONCENTRAITED DAMAGE ALONG COUNTY ROAD 296.

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