Path length: 2 miles
Width: 50 yards
County: Thomas, Brooks
This summary looks back at an estimated F2 tornado from January 25, 1933. It moved through parts of Thomas & Brooks Counties in Georgia and caused damage near the town of Barwick. Information for this event came from the following resources:
- Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes
- Newspaper articles via newspapers.com
Here are the stats on this event from Thomas Grazulis:
Hit at 0800 local time. There were ten injuries and two fatalities. The path length was 2 miles and the width 50 yards. Rating given: F2.
Details from Grazulis:
- Moved to the Northeast.
- Destroyed five small homes in and near Barwick.
- Two women were killed.
- Several other homes were unroofed.
Additional Details from newspapers:
Always interesting to find these types of clips that show the odd occurrences surrounding tornado event. This is from Thomasville Times-Enterprise, Thomasville, Georgia, Thu, Jan 26, 1933:
I could only find the name of one of the women killed during this tornado event.
Grazulis, Thomas P. (1993). Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991: A Chronology and Analysis of Events. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Tornado Project of Environmental Films. Page 847.
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