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Statement as of 5:02 PM EST on January 23, 2017

Expires 12:34 PM EST on January 24, 2017


... NWS damage survey for the 01/22/2017 Camden County Georgia
tornado event...

.Camden County, GA tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated peak wind: 110 mph path
length/statute/: 16.63 miles path width /maximum/: 120 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 22 2017 start time: 7:26 PM EST start
location: 9.5 miles SW of Woodbine, GA start lat/lon: 30.9007 / -
81.8579

End date: Jan 22 2017 end time: 7:47 PM EST
end location: 7.15 miles NE of Woodbine, GA
end lat/lon: 31.0439, -81.6321

Survey summary: the tornado started over west central Camden County,
GA and continued to move NE at 50 to 65 mph before lifting 7.15
miles NE of Woodbine just east of The Horseshoe Cove Road.
Primarly the path went along or near the Satilla river crossing the
river three times in heaviy forested areas then crossed east of I-95
very briefly before hitting The Horseshoe subdvision in northeast
Camden County where this subdivision had significant damage, with EF-
1 category winds between 100 to 110 mph. Significant tree damage and
houses with fallen tree damage had occurred along the end of the
tornadic track.

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville would like to thank
local clean up crews for their assistance in the survey.

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.

502 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/22/2017 Camden County Georgia
tornado event...

.Camden County, GA tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated peak wind: 110 mph path
length/statute/: 16.63 miles path width /maximum/: 120 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 22 2017 start time: 7:26 PM EST start
location: 9.5 miles SW of Woodbine, GA start lat/lon: 30.9007 / -
81.8579

End date: Jan 22 2017 end time: 7:47 PM EST
end location: 7.15 miles NE of Woodbine, GA
end lat/lon: 31.0439, -81.6321

Survey summary: the tornado started over west central Camden County,
GA and continued to move NE at 50 to 65 mph before lifting 7.15
miles NE of Woodbine just east of The Horseshoe Cove Road.
Primarly the path went along or near the Satilla river crossing the
river three times in heaviy forested areas then crossed east of I-95
very briefly before hitting The Horseshoe subdvision in northeast
Camden County where this subdivision had significant damage, with EF-
1 category winds between 100 to 110 mph. Significant tree damage and
houses with fallen tree damage had occurred along the end of the
tornadic track.

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville would like to thank
local clean up crews for their assistance in the survey.

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.


502 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/22/2017 Camden County Georgia
tornado event...

.Camden County, GA tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated peak wind: 110 mph path
length/statute/: 16.63 miles path width /maximum/: 120 yards
fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: Jan 22 2017 start time: 7:26 PM EST start
location: 9.5 miles SW of Woodbine, GA start lat/lon: 30.9007 / -
81.8579

End date: Jan 22 2017 end time: 7:47 PM EST
end location: 7.15 miles NE of Woodbine, GA
end lat/lon: 31.0439, -81.6321

Survey summary: the tornado started over west central Camden County,
GA and continued to move NE at 50 to 65 mph before lifting 7.15
miles NE of Woodbine just east of The Horseshoe Cove Road.
Primarly the path went along or near the Satilla river crossing the
river three times in heaviy forested areas then crossed east of I-95
very briefly before hitting The Horseshoe subdvision in northeast
Camden County where this subdivision had significant damage, with EF-
1 category winds between 100 to 110 mph. Significant tree damage and
houses with fallen tree damage had occurred along the end of the
tornadic track.

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville would like to thank
local clean up crews for their assistance in the survey.

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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