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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Charleston SC
548 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017

...EF1 TORNADO CONFIRMED ON WILMINGTON ISLAND GEORGIA...

A tornado developed around 554 pm Tuesday May 23rd on the
southwest end of Wilmington Island, GA. It traveled northeast
about 7 miles before moving out into the ocean just beyond Fort
Pulaski, GA. The maximum width was 500 yards and the preliminary
rating is EF1. The tornado was over land for approximately 11
minutes. EF1 damage occurred on Wilmington Island and at Fort
Pulaski. A complete summary will be issued in the next day or two.

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