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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1042 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...NWS Damage Survey For The 04/22/2018 Baldwin County Tornado Events...

.Foley, AL Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  1.6 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               3

Start Date:             April 22, 2018
Start Time:             3:25 pm CDT
Start Location:         3 miles south of Foley, AL
Start Lat/Lon:          30.3607, -87.6872

End Date:               April 22, 2018
End Time:               3:28 pm CDT
End Location:           1.9 miles southeast of Foley, AL
End Lat/Lon:            30.3808, -87.6741

Survey summary: The tornado first touched down at the Anchors
Aweigh RV Resort where it overturned 5 RVs. 3 people who were in
the RVs were injured. The tornado continued northeast to just east
of the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 20. Minor damage
to a convenience store canopy and to the Lowe`s were observed. The
tornado lifted near the intersection of Pride Drive and Juniper
Street. Spotty minor tree damage was noted along the path.


.Vicinity of Elberta, AL Tornado...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  1.04 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             April 22, 2018
Start Time:             3:38 pm CDT
Start Location:         2.6 miles north-northeast of Elberta, AL
Start Lat/Lon:          30.4483, -87.5808
End Date:               April 22, 2018
End Time:               3:41 pm CDT
End Location:           3.6 miles north-northeast of Elberta, AL
End Lat/Lon:            30.4633, -87.5807

Survey summary: The tornado first touched down near the
intersection of County Road 87 and Chatelaine Drive. A few homes
experienced shingle damage. Some trees were also uprooted. The
tornado continued moving almost due north, paralleling just east
of County Road 87, lifting south of the Dixie Road intersection.
Minor tree damage was noted along the path along with isolated
instances of very minor structural damage to a few residences.


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 events and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

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