...CONFIRMED EF-0 TORNADO IN SOUTHERN MARION COUNTY EARLY FRIDAY 
MORNING...

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONDUCTED A STORM DAMAGE
SURVEY IN SOUTHERN MARION COUNTY NEAR THE BRADFORDSVILLE AREA.

THE TORNADO BEGAN ABOUT ONE HALF MILE NORTHWEST OF BRADFORDSVILLE
ALONG COUNTY ROAD 49. THE TORNADO TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED AT
APPROXIMATELY 136 AM EDT. AT THIS LOCATION...A MOBILE HOME WAS
ROLLED OVER AND SEVERAL HOMES SUFFERED SHINGLE DAMAGE.

THE TORNADO THEN SKIRTED THROUGH THE NORTHERN PORTION OF
BRADFORDSVILLE CAUSING SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE. SEVERAL UTILITY
POLES WERE SNAPPED AND SEVERAL OUT BUILDINGS WERE DESTROYED. THE
TORNADO THEN LIFTED AND THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED STRAIGHT
LINE WIND DAMAGE ON THE EASTERN OUTSKIRTS OF BRADFORDSVILLE. THE
TREE DAMAGE AND STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IN BRADFORDSVILLE IS CONSISTENT
WITH AN EF-0 TORNADO. EF-0 TORNADOES HAVE WIND SPEEDS OF 65 TO 85
MPH. IN THIS CASE...IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE MAXIMUM WIND SPEED
WAS VERY CLOSE TO 80 MPH.

TORNADO RATING: EF-0
MAX WIND SPEED: 80 MPH
PATH LENGTH : ONE HALF MILE
PATH WIDTH : 40-50 YARDS
INJURIES : NONE
FATALITIES : NONE
TIME OF TOUCHDOWN: 136 AM EDT
TIME OF DISSIPATION: 138 AM EDT.
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