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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
855 PM EDT Mon May 15 2017

...NWS Damage Survey For May 4 2017 Severe Weather...

.Atkinson County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 MPH
Path Length /Statute/:  0.03 Miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   35 Yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 04 2017
Start Time:             125 PM EDT
Start Location:         7 ENE Willacoochee / Atkinson County / GA
Start Lat/Lon:          31.3838 / -82.9377

End Date:               May 04 2017
End Time:               126 PM EDT
End Location:           7 ENE Willacoochee / Atkinson County / GA
End Lat/Lon:            31.384118 / -82.937607

Survey Summary: Brief tornado caused severe roof damage to
one garage structure.

.Coffee County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    60-90 MPH
Path Length /Statute/:  1.9 Miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   60 Yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 04 2017
Start Time:             204 PM EDT
Start Location:         3 ESE West Green / Coffee County / GA
Start Lat/Lon:          31.58941 / -82.69649

End Date:               May 04 2017
End Time:               210 PM EDT
End Location:           2 E West Green / Coffee County / GA
End Lat/Lon:            31.589416 / -82.696489

Survey Summary: Several trees with snapped trunks
along path. Some damage to one home and one outbuilding was observed.

.Jeff Davis County Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind:    75-100 MPH
Path Length /Statute/:  1.0 Miles
Path Width /Maximum/:   70 Yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             May 04 2017
Start Time:             220 PM EDT
Start Location:         5 ESE Denton / Jeff Davis County / GA
Start Lat/Lon:          31.68687 / -82.62072

End Date:               May 04 2017
End Time:               223 PM EDT
End Location:           5 ESE Denton / Jeff Davis County / GA
End Lat/Lon:            31.69288/ -82.61867

Survey Summary: Three older out buildings were destroyed and
three others were damaged along path. There were also several
trees that were uprooted or had snapped trunks.


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 events and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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