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Record Report
Statement as of 04:35 PM EST on November 24, 2014

...Record high temperature set at Athens...

a record high temperature of 77 degrees was set at Athens today. This ties the old record of 77 set in 1958.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:23 PM EST on November 24, 2014

...NWS damage survey for 11/23/14 tornado event...

As of Monday evening...three tornadoes have been confirmed with the storm system that pushed through Georgia on Sunday November 23rd. This information is preliminary since surveys still need to be conducted and data needs to be reviewed. Information regarding exact timing as well as any additional damage will be added to this pns as it becomes available.

.Stewart County to Newton County tornado...

Rating: EF-2 estimated peak wind: 130 mph path length /statute/: 118 miles (semi-continuous path) path width /maximum/: tbd fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: Nov 23 2014 start time: tbd start location: 3 WSW Coffinton start lat/lon: 32.0002 / -85.0652

End date: Nov 23 2014 end time: tbd end location: 1 W Malcolm Woods end_lat/lon: 33.3989 / -83.8853

The storm survey for this tornado is still under evaluation. Additional information will be entered into this section as the track and associated damage is refined.

This long track tornado began in Alabama and crossed into Stewart County Georgia as an EF-1 tornado with winds of 110 mph. Damage consisted of snapped Hardwood trees as the tornado rapidly moved northeastward through Stewart County.

The tornado reached its peak intensity in Upson County north of Thomaston where it impacted a residential subdivision at del Ray Road and Tyler Lane. Numerous Hardwood trees were snapped. A small residential leasing office building was destroyed at this location as the exterior walls collapsed and were blown away...indicating winds of 130 mph.

The tornado moved northeast into Lamar County where it produced EF-1 damage. A metal building on old Milner Road had roofing and siding panels blown off. Pine trees were snapped in northeast Lamar County as well.

As the tornado moved through Butts County it maintained its EF-1 intensity...snapping quite a few softwood trees and producing roof damage to some outbuildings. The tornado produced some additional softwood tree damage before lifiting just after crossing into Newton County.

.Monroe County tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated peak wind: 107 mph path length /statute/: 20.5 miles path width /maximum/: tbd fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: Nov 23 2014 start time: tbd start location: 2 NW Dyas start lat/lon: 32.8818 / -84.0179

End date: Nov 23 2014 end time: tbd end location: Juliette end_lat/lon: 33.1068 / -83.8002

This tornado touched down in southwest Monroe County and produced tree damage along its path as it moved northeast through Monroe County. It reached its peak intensity as it crossed Reedy Creek Road where several Hardwood trees were snapped...a barn collapsed... and metal sheeting was peeled from the roof of another barn. A shed was destroyed and a tree was uprooted onto a house in Smarr. After Downing more trees the tornado lifted in Juliette.

.Houston County to Pulaski County tornado...

Rating: EF-1 estimated peak wind: 100 mph path length /statute/: 6.4 miles path width /maximum/: tbd fatalities: 0 injuries: 0

Start date: Nov 23 2014 start time: tbd start location: 2 NNE Sugar Hill |*start lat/lon: 32.3152 / -83.6336

End date: Nov 23 2014 end time: tbd end location: 3 E Klondike |*end_lat/lon: 32.3419 / -83.5307

The tornado touched down on Highway 26 near loggins Road where it ripped shingles off a home and destroyed an above-ground pool. It reached its peak intensity along Pitts Road where a a tied-down double-wide was pushed off its foundation and its roof was peeled off. On east Flournoy Road a shed was overturned...trees were snapped...and a boat was tossed over a hundred feet into a Cotton Field. Windows were blown out of a house at this location. Additional tree...shed...and fence damage occurred before the tornado lifted near Highway 129 in Pulaski County.

|* 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 200mph EF5...violent...>200mph*|

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

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