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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
731 AM CDT WED APR 25 2018

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

0225 PM     TORNADO          3 WNW GRADY             32.01N 86.24W
04/22/2018                   MONTGOMERY         AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NWS METEOROLOGISTS SURVEYED DAMAGE IN
            SOUTHWEST MONTGOMERY COUNTY AND DETERMINED
            THAT THE DAMAGE WAS CONSISTENT WITH AN EF0
            TORNADO. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN JUST EAST
            OF PHILADELPHIA CHURCH ROAD, NORTHEAST OF
            LAPINE AND WEST OF GRADY. THE TORNADO MOVED
            NORTHEASTWARD AND CROSSED PHILADELPHIA
            CHURCH ROAD AND NAFTEL RAMER ROAD. THE
            TORNADO LIFTED JUST AFTER IT CROSSED SMILEY
            FERRY ROAD. SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED OR
            SNAPPED ALONG THE DAMAGE PATH. THE MOST
            CONCENTRATED AREA OF DAMAGE WAS JUST AS THE
            TORNADO WAS LIFTING NEAR SMILEY FERRY ROAD,
            BUT STILL LIMITED TO TREE DAMAGE. THE
            TORNADO WAS ON THE GROUND FOR 2.57 MILES AND
            WAS 250 YARDS WIDE AT ITS WIDEST POINT.


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