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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:29 AM EST on January 24, 2017

Expires 9:29 AM EST on January 25, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Ogeechee river near Eden.
* At 9 am Tuesday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast, the river will continue rising to near 11.9 feet by early
Wednesday afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 12.0 feet, water encroaches on some homes along dashers Landing
Road and Yarbrough Landing Road. Davis Landing Road also becomes
impassable.


Lat... Lon 3246 8160 3252 8152 3227 8140 3208 8133
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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:36 PM EST on January 24, 2017

Expires 4:45 AM EST on January 25, 2017


... Multiple tornadoes confirmed during 1/22/2017 storm surveys...

... Tornado confirmed near Willie in Liberty County Georgia...

Location... Liberty County Georgia
date... 1/22/2017 estimated
time... 425 am EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 650 yards
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.012n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near Willie in Liberty County Georgia during the early
morning of 1/22/2017.

The tornado touched down at about 425 am EST west of State Route
119 and crossed the Road north of Willie. Along the brief path
toward the east-northeast the tornado damaged at least 100 trees.
Numerous large trees were snapped off well above the ground. Several
trees were also uprooted. The tornado lifted less than 2 minutes
after touching down.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west of Five Points in Tattnall County
Georgia...

Location... near Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 250 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 0.71 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 31.93n / -82.09w
ending lat/Lon... 31.92n / -82.08w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This brief EF-0 tornado touched down at 250 PM EST on a farm
between rushing Boone Road and State Route 178. Following a path
toward the east-southeast, this tornado peeled metal roofing from
five farm outbuildings, produced minor shingle damage to a
residence and snapped off a large tree. The tornado crossed State
Route 178 and snapped off and uprooted a few large trees before
lifting less than 2 minutes after touchdown.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County
Georgia...

Location... west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County Georgia...
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 242 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 80 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 32.82n / -81.76w
ending lat/Lon... 32.83n / -81.76w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Lewis in Screven County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down along State Route 247/Bay Branch Road,
initially damaging a carport attached to a residence. This narrow
tornado then followed a path toward the north-northeast, ripping
metal roofing from 4 storage buildings and depositing some of this
metal in trees on the north side of buttermilk Road. The tornado
then crossed buttermilk Road and produced significant tree damage
along a dirt Road, then crossed an open field and produced
additional tree damage along the tree line north of the field
before lifting. This tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes
and was witnessed by a resident at the corner of Bay Branch and
buttermilk roads.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia...

Location... east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 252 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 95 mph
maximum path width... 525 yards
path length... 2.44 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 31.78n / -81.61w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado east of Sylvania in Screven County during the afternoon
of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down in Friendship Memorial Park, initially
lifting and rolling a motor vehicle downhill. The tornado was
photographed from this cemetery. Continuing a path toward the
northeast across the cemetery, the tornado blew down 6 headstones
estimated to weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. The tornado then
crossed Friendship Road, which bends from a northeast to
east-northeast orientation. Close to the south side of Friendship
Road, the tornado removed the northeast wall of a metal firehouse,
uprooted several large trees and blew over a farm wagon. The
tornado then blew off much of the metal roof from a residence just
north of Friendship Road, depositing the metal in nearby trees. At
the intersection of Friendship Road, Newington Highway and McBride
Circle, the tornado blew a large part of the metal roof from
another residence and adjacent outbuildings, depositing debris
along and north of Newington Highway. An entire stop sign was also
deposited in a tree about 50 feet above the ground along north
side of Newington Highway. The tornado then crossed a forested
area, snapping off the tops of numerous trees as it advanced
toward the northeast. A resident's video showed the tornado
emerging from the Forest along the northern branch of McBride
Circle, before it produced roof damage and snapped off a large
Pine Tree on the west side of McBride Circle. The tornado then
crossed McBride Circle and tore much of the roof from a residence,
depositing metal and other debris in nearby trees and across a
field to the northeast. The tornado then crossed this field and
damaged additional trees in the far treeline before lifting.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Spr


436 PM EST Tue Jan 24 2017

... Multiple tornadoes confirmed during 1/22/2017 storm surveys...

... Tornado confirmed near Willie in Liberty County Georgia...

Location... Liberty County Georgia
date... 1/22/2017 estimated
time... 425 am EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 650 yards
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.012n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near Willie in Liberty County Georgia during the early
morning of 1/22/2017.

The tornado touched down at about 425 am EST west of State Route
119 and crossed the Road north of Willie. Along the brief path
toward the east-northeast the tornado damaged at least 100 trees.
Numerous large trees were snapped off well above the ground. Several
trees were also uprooted. The tornado lifted less than 2 minutes
after touching down.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west of Five Points in Tattnall County
Georgia...

Location... near Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 250 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 0.71 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 31.93n / -82.09w
ending lat/Lon... 31.92n / -82.08w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This brief EF-0 tornado touched down at 250 PM EST on a farm
between rushing Boone Road and State Route 178. Following a path
toward the east-southeast, this tornado peeled metal roofing from
five farm outbuildings, produced minor shingle damage to a
residence and snapped off a large tree. The tornado crossed State
Route 178 and snapped off and uprooted a few large trees before
lifting less than 2 minutes after touchdown.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County
Georgia...

Location... west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County Georgia...
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 242 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 80 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 32.82n / -81.76w
ending lat/Lon... 32.83n / -81.76w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Lewis in Screven County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down along State Route 247/Bay Branch Road,
initially damaging a carport attached to a residence. This narrow
tornado then followed a path toward the north-northeast, ripping
metal roofing from 4 storage buildings and depositing some of this
metal in trees on the north side of buttermilk Road. The tornado
then crossed buttermilk Road and produced significant tree damage
along a dirt Road, then crossed an open field and produced
additional tree damage along the tree line north of the field
before lifting. This tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes
and was witnessed by a resident at the corner of Bay Branch and
buttermilk roads.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia...

Location... east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 252 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 95 mph
maximum path width... 525 yards
path length... 2.44 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 31.78n / -81.61w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado east of Sylvania in Screven County during the afternoon
of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down in Friendship Memorial Park, initially
lifting and rolling a motor vehicle downhill. The tornado was
photographed from this cemetery. Continuing a path toward the
northeast across the cemetery, the tornado blew down 6 headstones
estimated to weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. The tornado then
crossed Friendship Road, which bends from a northeast to
east-northeast orientation. Close to the south side of Friendship
Road, the tornado removed the northeast wall of a metal firehouse,
uprooted several large trees and blew over a farm wagon. The
tornado then blew off much of the metal roof from a residence just
north of Friendship Road, depositing the metal in nearby trees. At
the intersection of Friendship Road, Newington Highway and McBride
Circle, the tornado blew a large part of the metal roof from
another residence and adjacent outbuildings, depositing debris
along and north of Newington Highway. An entire stop sign was also
deposited in a tree about 50 feet above the ground along north
side of Newington Highway. The tornado then crossed a forested
area, snapping off the tops of numerous trees as it advanced
toward the northeast. A resident's video showed the tornado
emerging from the Forest along the northern branch of McBride
Circle, before it produced roof damage and snapped off a large
Pine Tree on the west side of McBride Circle. The tornado then
crossed McBride Circle and tore much of the roof from a residence,
depositing metal and other debris in nearby trees and across a
field to the northeast. The tornado then crossed this field and
damaged additional trees in the far treeline before lifting.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Spr

436 PM EST Tue Jan 24 2017

... Multiple tornadoes confirmed during 1/22/2017 storm surveys...

... Tornado confirmed near Willie in Liberty County Georgia...

Location... Liberty County Georgia
date... 1/22/2017 estimated
time... 425 am EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 650 yards
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.012n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near Willie in Liberty County Georgia during the early
morning of 1/22/2017.

The tornado touched down at about 425 am EST west of State Route
119 and crossed the Road north of Willie. Along the brief path
toward the east-northeast the tornado damaged at least 100 trees.
Numerous large trees were snapped off well above the ground. Several
trees were also uprooted. The tornado lifted less than 2 minutes
after touching down.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west of Five Points in Tattnall County
Georgia...

Location... near Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 250 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 0.71 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 31.93n / -82.09w
ending lat/Lon... 31.92n / -82.08w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This brief EF-0 tornado touched down at 250 PM EST on a farm
between rushing Boone Road and State Route 178. Following a path
toward the east-southeast, this tornado peeled metal roofing from
five farm outbuildings, produced minor shingle damage to a
residence and snapped off a large tree. The tornado crossed State
Route 178 and snapped off and uprooted a few large trees before
lifting less than 2 minutes after touchdown.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County
Georgia...

Location... west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County Georgia...
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 242 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 80 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 32.82n / -81.76w
ending lat/Lon... 32.83n / -81.76w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Lewis in Screven County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down along State Route 247/Bay Branch Road,
initially damaging a carport attached to a residence. This narrow
tornado then followed a path toward the north-northeast, ripping
metal roofing from 4 storage buildings and depositing some of this
metal in trees on the north side of buttermilk Road. The tornado
then crossed buttermilk Road and produced significant tree damage
along a dirt Road, then crossed an open field and produced
additional tree damage along the tree line north of the field
before lifting. This tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes
and was witnessed by a resident at the corner of Bay Branch and
buttermilk roads.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia...

Location... east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 252 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 95 mph
maximum path width... 525 yards
path length... 2.44 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 31.78n / -81.61w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado east of Sylvania in Screven County during the afternoon
of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down in Friendship Memorial Park, initially
lifting and rolling a motor vehicle downhill. The tornado was
photographed from this cemetery. Continuing a path toward the
northeast across the cemetery, the tornado blew down 6 headstones
estimated to weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. The tornado then
crossed Friendship Road, which bends from a northeast to
east-northeast orientation. Close to the south side of Friendship
Road, the tornado removed the northeast wall of a metal firehouse,
uprooted several large trees and blew over a farm wagon. The
tornado then blew off much of the metal roof from a residence just
north of Friendship Road, depositing the metal in nearby trees. At
the intersection of Friendship Road, Newington Highway and McBride
Circle, the tornado blew a large part of the metal roof from
another residence and adjacent outbuildings, depositing debris
along and north of Newington Highway. An entire stop sign was also
deposited in a tree about 50 feet above the ground along north
side of Newington Highway. The tornado then crossed a forested
area, snapping off the tops of numerous trees as it advanced
toward the northeast. A resident's video showed the tornado
emerging from the Forest along the northern branch of McBride
Circle, before it produced roof damage and snapped off a large
Pine Tree on the west side of McBride Circle. The tornado then
crossed McBride Circle and tore much of the roof from a residence,
depositing metal and other debris in nearby trees and across a
field to the northeast. The tornado then crossed this field and
damaged additional trees in the far treeline before lifting.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Spr


436 PM EST Tue Jan 24 2017

... Multiple tornadoes confirmed during 1/22/2017 storm surveys...

... Tornado confirmed near Willie in Liberty County Georgia...

Location... Liberty County Georgia
date... 1/22/2017 estimated
time... 425 am EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 650 yards
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.012n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near Willie in Liberty County Georgia during the early
morning of 1/22/2017.

The tornado touched down at about 425 am EST west of State Route
119 and crossed the Road north of Willie. Along the brief path
toward the east-northeast the tornado damaged at least 100 trees.
Numerous large trees were snapped off well above the ground. Several
trees were also uprooted. The tornado lifted less than 2 minutes
after touching down.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west of Five Points in Tattnall County
Georgia...

Location... near Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 250 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 0.71 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This brief EF-0 tornado touched down at 250 PM EST on a farm
between rushing Boone Road and State Route 178. Following a path
toward the east-southeast, this tornado peeled metal roofing from
five farm outbuildings, produced minor shingle damage to a
residence and snapped off a large tree. The tornado crossed State
Route 178 and snapped off and uprooted a few large trees before
lifting less than 2 minutes after touchdown.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County
Georgia...

Location... west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County Georgia...
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 242 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 80 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 32.82n / -81.76w
ending lat/Lon... 32.83n / -81.76w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Lewis in Screven County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down along State Route 247/Bay Branch Road,
initially damaging a carport attached to a residence. This narrow
tornado then followed a path toward the north-northeast, ripping
metal roofing from 4 storage buildings and depositing some of this
metal in trees on the north side of buttermilk Road. The tornado
then crossed buttermilk Road and produced significant tree damage
along a dirt Road, then crossed an open field and produced
additional tree damage along the tree line north of the field
before lifting. This tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes
and was witnessed by a resident at the corner of Bay Branch and
buttermilk roads.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia...

Location... east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 252 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 95 mph
maximum path width... 525 yards
path length... 2.44 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 31.78n / -81.61w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado east of Sylvania in Screven County during the afternoon
of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down in Friendship Memorial Park, initially
lifting and rolling a motor vehicle downhill. The tornado was
photographed from this cemetery. Continuing a path toward the
northeast across the cemetery, the tornado blew down 6 headstones
estimated to weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. The tornado then
crossed Friendship Road, which bends from a northeast to
east-northeast orientation. Close to the south side of Friendship
Road, the tornado removed the northeast wall of a metal firehouse,
uprooted several large trees and blew over a farm wagon. The
tornado then blew off much of the metal roof from a residence just
north of Friendship Road, depositing the metal in nearby trees. At
the intersection of Friendship Road, Newington Highway and McBride
Circle, the tornado blew a large part of the metal roof from
another residence and adjacent outbuildings, depositing debris
along and north of Newington Highway. An entire stop sign was also
deposited in a tree about 50 feet above the ground along north
side of Newington Highway. The tornado then crossed a forested
area, snapping off the tops of numerous trees as it advanced
toward the northeast. A resident's video showed the tornado
emerging from the Forest along the northern branch of McBride
Circle, before it produced roof damage and snapped off a large
Pine Tree on the west side of McBride Circle. The tornado then
crossed McBride Circle and tore much of the roof from a residence,
depositing metal and other debris in nearby trees and across a
field to the northeast. The tornado then crossed this field and
damaged additional trees in the far treeline before lifting.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Spr

436 PM EST Tue Jan 24 2017

... Multiple tornadoes confirmed during 1/22/2017 storm surveys...

... Tornado confirmed near Willie in Liberty County Georgia...

Location... Liberty County Georgia
date... 1/22/2017 estimated
time... 425 am EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 650 yards
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.012n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near Willie in Liberty County Georgia during the early
morning of 1/22/2017.

The tornado touched down at about 425 am EST west of State Route
119 and crossed the Road north of Willie. Along the brief path
toward the east-northeast the tornado damaged at least 100 trees.
Numerous large trees were snapped off well above the ground. Several
trees were also uprooted. The tornado lifted less than 2 minutes
after touching down.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west of Five Points in Tattnall County
Georgia...

Location... near Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 250 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 0.71 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This brief EF-0 tornado touched down at 250 PM EST on a farm
between rushing Boone Road and State Route 178. Following a path
toward the east-southeast, this tornado peeled metal roofing from
five farm outbuildings, produced minor shingle damage to a
residence and snapped off a large tree. The tornado crossed State
Route 178 and snapped off and uprooted a few large trees before
lifting less than 2 minutes after touchdown.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County
Georgia...

Location... west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County Georgia...
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 242 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 80 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 32.82n / -81.76w
ending lat/Lon... 32.83n / -81.76w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Lewis in Screven County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down along State Route 247/Bay Branch Road,
initially damaging a carport attached to a residence. This narrow
tornado then followed a path toward the north-northeast, ripping
metal roofing from 4 storage buildings and depositing some of this
metal in trees on the north side of buttermilk Road. The tornado
then crossed buttermilk Road and produced significant tree damage
along a dirt Road, then crossed an open field and produced
additional tree damage along the tree line north of the field
before lifting. This tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes
and was witnessed by a resident at the corner of Bay Branch and
buttermilk roads.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia...

Location... east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 252 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 95 mph
maximum path width... 525 yards
path length... 2.44 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 31.78n / -81.61w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado east of Sylvania in Screven County during the afternoon
of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down in Friendship Memorial Park, initially
lifting and rolling a motor vehicle downhill. The tornado was
photographed from this cemetery. Continuing a path toward the
northeast across the cemetery, the tornado blew down 6 headstones
estimated to weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. The tornado then
crossed Friendship Road, which bends from a northeast to
east-northeast orientation. Close to the south side of Friendship
Road, the tornado removed the northeast wall of a metal firehouse,
uprooted several large trees and blew over a farm wagon. The
tornado then blew off much of the metal roof from a residence just
north of Friendship Road, depositing the metal in nearby trees. At
the intersection of Friendship Road, Newington Highway and McBride
Circle, the tornado blew a large part of the metal roof from
another residence and adjacent outbuildings, depositing debris
along and north of Newington Highway. An entire stop sign was also
deposited in a tree about 50 feet above the ground along north
side of Newington Highway. The tornado then crossed a forested
area, snapping off the tops of numerous trees as it advanced
toward the northeast. A resident's video showed the tornado
emerging from the Forest along the northern branch of McBride
Circle, before it produced roof damage and snapped off a large
Pine Tree on the west side of McBride Circle. The tornado then
crossed McBride Circle and tore much of the roof from a residence,
depositing metal and other debris in nearby trees and across a
field to the northeast. The tornado then crossed this field and
damaged additional trees in the far treeline before lifting.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Spr


436 PM EST Tue Jan 24 2017

... Multiple tornadoes confirmed during 1/22/2017 storm surveys...

... Tornado confirmed near Willie in Liberty County Georgia...

Location... Liberty County Georgia
date... 1/22/2017 estimated
time... 425 am EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90-95 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 650 yards
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.012n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near Willie in Liberty County Georgia during the early
morning of 1/22/2017.

The tornado touched down at about 425 am EST west of State Route
119 and crossed the Road north of Willie. Along the brief path
toward the east-northeast the tornado damaged at least 100 trees.
Numerous large trees were snapped off well above the ground. Several
trees were also uprooted. The tornado lifted less than 2 minutes
after touching down.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west of Five Points in Tattnall County
Georgia...

Location... near Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 250 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 250 yards
path length... 0.71 mile
beginning lat/Lon... 32.01n / -81.67w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Five Points in Tattnall County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This brief EF-0 tornado touched down at 250 PM EST on a farm
between rushing Boone Road and State Route 178. Following a path
toward the east-southeast, this tornado peeled metal roofing from
five farm outbuildings, produced minor shingle damage to a
residence and snapped off a large tree. The tornado crossed State
Route 178 and snapped off and uprooted a few large trees before
lifting less than 2 minutes after touchdown.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County
Georgia...

Location... west-northwest of Lewis in Screven County Georgia...
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 242 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-0
estimated maximum wind speed... 80 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.7 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 32.82n / -81.76w
ending lat/Lon... 32.83n / -81.76w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado west of Lewis in Screven County Georgia during the
afternoon of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down along State Route 247/Bay Branch Road,
initially damaging a carport attached to a residence. This narrow
tornado then followed a path toward the north-northeast, ripping
metal roofing from 4 storage buildings and depositing some of this
metal in trees on the north side of buttermilk Road. The tornado
then crossed buttermilk Road and produced significant tree damage
along a dirt Road, then crossed an open field and produced
additional tree damage along the tree line north of the field
before lifting. This tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes
and was witnessed by a resident at the corner of Bay Branch and
buttermilk roads.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia...

Location... east of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... 1/21/2017
estimated time... 252 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF-1
estimated maximum wind speed... 95 mph
maximum path width... 525 yards
path length... 2.44 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 31.78n / -81.61w
ending lat/Lon... 32.02n / -81.66w
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS storm data.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado east of Sylvania in Screven County during the afternoon
of 1/21/2017.

This tornado touched down in Friendship Memorial Park, initially
lifting and rolling a motor vehicle downhill. The tornado was
photographed from this cemetery. Continuing a path toward the
northeast across the cemetery, the tornado blew down 6 headstones
estimated to weigh between 200 and 400 pounds. The tornado then
crossed Friendship Road, which bends from a northeast to
east-northeast orientation. Close to the south side of Friendship
Road, the tornado removed the northeast wall of a metal firehouse,
uprooted several large trees and blew over a farm wagon. The
tornado then blew off much of the metal roof from a residence just
north of Friendship Road, depositing the metal in nearby trees. At
the intersection of Friendship Road, Newington Highway and McBride
Circle, the tornado blew a large part of the metal roof from
another residence and adjacent outbuildings, depositing debris
along and north of Newington Highway. An entire stop sign was also
deposited in a tree about 50 feet above the ground along north
side of Newington Highway. The tornado then crossed a forested
area, snapping off the tops of numerous trees as it advanced
toward the northeast. A resident's video showed the tornado
emerging from the Forest along the northern branch of McBride
Circle, before it produced roof damage and snapped off a large
Pine Tree on the west side of McBride Circle. The tornado then
crossed McBride Circle and tore much of the roof from a residence,
depositing metal and other debris in nearby trees and across a
field to the northeast. The tornado then crossed this field and
damaged additional trees in the far treeline before lifting.

This information can also be found on our website at:
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Spr


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