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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
439 PM EDT Mon Oct 21 2019

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 10/19/19 TORNADO EVENT...

.Cordele Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    75 mph
Path Length /statute/:  2.1 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             Oct. 19, 2019
Start Time:             6:58 PM EDT
Start Location:         2 NW Cordele, Crisp Co., GA
Start Lat/Lon:          31.9852/-83.7954

End Date:               Oct. 19, 2019
End Time:               7:03 PM EDT
End Location:           4 W Tremont, Crisp Co., GA
End Lat/Lon:            32.0101/-83.7293

NWS storm survey determined an EF-0 tornado with max winds of 75 mph
and max width of 100 yards traveled 2.1 miles through north parts
of Cordele in Crisp Co. The tornado touched down near Market Rd. west
of US-41 tipping over a shed off blocks and lifting part of a metal
roof off an industrial building. The tornado traveled north to US-41
near Steel Rd. downing a few trees then traveled northeast to Farmers
Market Rd. between US-41 and Slim Rd. downing several more trees before
lifting.

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 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

NOTE:
The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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