Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Dekalb EF0 Confirmed

Sunday storm does sporadic damage in DeKalb
One dead in storm
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
736 PM CDT MON APR 20 2009

...PRELIMINARY STORM SURVEY INFORMATION FROM DEKALB COUNTY...

A PRELIMINARY STORM SURVEY OF THE DAMAGE INCURRED ACROSS DEKALB
COUNTY HAS BEEN COMPLETED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PERSONNEL.
INITIAL FINDINGS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

* EVENT TYPE: TORNADO
* EVENT DATE: 04/19/09

* ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85.0 MPH
* PRELIMINARY RATING: EF-0

* PATH LENGTH: 1.1 MILES
* MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH: 50.0 YARDS

* SUMMARY: A TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN BRIEFLY IN THE GUEST COMMUNITY
ALONG COUNTY ROAD 50. SEVERAL SOFTWOOD TREES WERE UPROOTED AND A
SMALL BARN WAS DESTROYED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE ROAD. THE
TORNADO CONTINUED TO MOVE NORTHEAST ALONG COUNTY ROAD 44 WITH
SPORADIC TREE DAMAGE BEFORE LIFTING.

THESE FINDINGS ARE PRELIMINARY AND ARE SUBJECT TO ADJUSTMENT.
PICTURES AND SUMMARY MATERIALS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB
PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/HUNTSVILLE /ALL LOWER CASE/.

SURVEYED BY: DARDEN/LAMB

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