Path length: 3 miles
Width: 440 yards
Severe thunderstorms produced 7 tornadoes across parts of Georgia on January 2, 2006. Here is a radar loop of the event from the NWS Peachtree City:
This summary details the strongest tornado of the day. It was given a rating of F3 and moved due east about 3 miles across parts of Pike County, GA. It developed 1 mile SE of Hollonville and ended 4 miles east-southeast of town. Five homes were destroyed. One home was moved 60 feet from its foundation. There were two vehicles thrown 250 yards. Several farm structures were damaged and many trees and power lines were brought down.
The Storm Data entry denotes the following details about the three injuries reported:
- Two men were injured in a barn that was blown away by the tornado.
- Another man was clinging to a fence post that the twister pulled from the ground.
They also mention that family photographs from one of the destroyed homes was found near Williamson, near the Spalding County line. That is approximately 6 miles from where the tornado tracked.
Photos from the NWS Peachtree City Summary
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