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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 6 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
State GEORGIA
County/Area TIFT
WFO TAE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-02 00:42:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 4W CHULA
Begin Lat/Lon 31.55/-83.6179
End Date 2007-03-02 00:48:00.0 EST-5
End Location 3NNE CHULA
End Lat/Lon 31.5927/-83.5292
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 600.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Severe thunderstorms developed during the afternoon of March 1 ahead of advancing warm front across southwest Georgia, producing several reports of wind damage. Later that evening into the predawn hours of March 2, a squall line formed ahead of a cold front, with several reports of wind damage and tornadoes across portions of southwest and south central Georgia. One of the tornadoes tore through a mobile home park just north of Newton, killing six and injuring three.
Event Narrative The EF-1 tornado touched down west of Chula. It damaged 20 homes, of which seven were heavily damaged and 13 suffered minor damage. The tornado also snapped and uprooted numerous trees before it crossed into southeastern Turner County.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 6 5 6.371M 500.00K
FT GAINES CLAY CO. GA 03/01/2007 15:24 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
HATCHER QUITMAN CO. GA 03/01/2007 15:36 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
CUTHBERT RANDOLPH CO. GA 03/01/2007 15:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.25K 0.00K
HATCHER QUITMAN CO. GA 03/01/2007 20:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
CUTHBERT RANDOLPH CO. GA 03/01/2007 20:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
STANDLEYS STORE CLAY CO. GA 03/01/2007 22:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
NEWTON BAKER CO. GA 03/01/2007 23:44 EST-5 Tornado EF2 6 3 1.250M 0.00K
BACONTON MITCHELL CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:00 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 0 2.250M 500.00K
PUTNEY DOUGHERTY CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:08 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 0 300.00K 0.00K
BRIDGEBORO WORTH CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:12 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 0 175.00K 0.00K
SYLVESTER WORTH CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:20 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 2 275.00K 0.00K
CHULA TIFT CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
SUMNER WORTH CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:30 EST-5 Tornado EF2 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
CHULA TIFT CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:42 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 600.00K 0.00K
SYCAMORE TURNER CO. GA 03/02/2007 00:48 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 750.00K 0.00K
QUITMAN BROOKS CO. GA 03/02/2007 02:07 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
QUITMAN BROOKS CO. GA 03/02/2007 02:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
LAKE PARK LOWNDES CO. GA 03/02/2007 02:55 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 6 5 6.371M 500.00K