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13aprAll DayHarrison/Bartow (Washington/Jefferson Counties, GA)

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Start Time: 4:18 am EDT 

End Time:  4:31 am EDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 14.3 miles

Width: 220 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Washington, Jefferson

State:  Georgia

Start Lat/Lon:  32.8613 / -82.6972

End Lat/Lon:  32.8919 / -82.4719


This tornado began along News Bridge Road destroying a building before moving over more rural sections and snapping hundreds of trees consisting of both softwoods and hardwoods. The tornado was remarkably consistent in its track, producing EF1 damage between 95 and 100 mph nearly the entire path. Dozens of homes were damaged with a few destroyed from trees falling on them. The tornado near HJ lane pick up two vehicles including a truck and displaced them 100 yards. Shortly before the tornado lifted, it crossed into Jefferson county where additional tree damage occurred.


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