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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
527 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY RESULT FOR 4/19/15 COFFEE COUNTY TORNADO
EVENT...

NWS METEOROLOGISTS HAVE CONFIRMED A TORNADO ACROSS CENTRAL COFFEE
COUNTY GEORGIA FROM THE AFTERNOON OF SUNDAY APRIL 19 2015. NWS
JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS APPRECIATION TO COFFEE
COUNTY EMA DIRECTOR FOR ASSISTING OUR TEAM DURING THE SURVEY WHERE
HE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN OUR RURAL COMMUTE ACROSS SATURATED DIRTS
ROADS OF THE COUNTY AND HELPING US IDENTIFY DAMAGE ALONG THE
TORNADO PATH LIST BELOW.

THE TORNADO WAS SPAWNED AND MIGRATED OVER WEST CENTRAL COFFEE
COUNTY IN THE RURAL OUTSKIRTS WEST OF THE CITY OF DOUGLAS GEORGIA
BY A SHORT-LIVED SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM. THERE WAS DAMAGE TO HOUSE
SIDING...SHALLOW ROOTED PINES WERE PUSH OVER...LARGE BRANCHES
WERE BROKEN OFF TREES...MINOR ROOF DAMAGE...AND LOSS OF WOOD AND
METAL PANELS ON SMALL FARM OUTBUILDINGS.

RATING:               EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WINDS: 75-85 MPH
PATH LENGTH/STATUTE:  4.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH/MAXIMUM:   60 YARDS
FATALITIES:           0
INJURIES:             0

START DATE:           APRIL 19 2015
START TIME:           201 PM EDT
START LOCATION:       6 MILES SSE OF AMBROSE
START LAT/LON:        31.514679/-82.960982

END DATE:             APRIL 19 2015
END TIME:             205 PM EDT
END LOCATION:         5 MILES SSW OF BROXTON
END LAT/LON:          31.547234/-82.906651

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