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04/19/2015 0203 PM

6 miles SSE of Ambrose, Coffee County.

Tornado, reported by NWS storm survey.


            NWS Jacksonville conducted a storm survey in Coffee
            County Georgia on the outskirts of Douglas. The tornado
            was determined to be an EF0 with winds of 75 to 85 mph.
            The length of the tornado was approximately 4 miles in
            length and 60 yards at its peak width. There was some
            damage to house siding, shallow rooted pines were pushed
            over, large branches were broken off trees, minor roof
            damage, and loss of wood and metal panels on small barns
            and farm outbuildings.





04/19/2015 0212 PM

5 miles WNW of Douglas, Coffee County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            EM reported multiple trees downed near the intersection
            of Hwy 32 W and Chaney Road. Timing estimated by radar.




04/19/2015 0212 PM

Broxton, Coffee County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            EM reported multiple trees downed in the city of Broxton.
            Time estimated by radar.




04/19/2015 0212 PM

5 miles WNW of Douglas, Coffee County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            EM reported damage to agricultural structures off of
            sinkhole Road.




04/19/2015 0212 PM

Broxton, Coffee County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            EM reported multiple trees downed in the city of Broxton.
            Time estimated by radar.





04/19/2015 0212 PM

5 miles WNW of Douglas, Coffee County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            EM reported damage to agricultural structures off of
            sinkhole Road.





04/19/2015 0212 PM

5 miles WNW of Douglas, Coffee County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            EM reported multiple trees downed near the intersection
            of Hwy 32 W and Chaney Road. Timing estimated by radar.



Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:27 PM EDT on April 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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