Nationwide Climate Service confirms 75 mph twister touched down in Fulton County throughout extreme storms – WSB-TV Channel 2

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Throughout Tuesday’s extreme climate outbreak within the metro Atlanta and south Georgia areas, timber, buildings and autos had been broken, and one man misplaced his life.

Now, the Nationwide Climate Service is confirming a twister blew by southwest Fulton County on Tuesday.

NWS Atlanta stated they met with Fulton County Emergency Administration Company on Friday to evaluation harm reported to the company.

Following a evaluation of the harm and radar knowledge, plus safety footage from warehouses impacted by the storm, NWS stated they had been in a position to verify that an EF0 twister with winds as much as 75 miles per hour did contact down close to Palmetto.

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NWS stated “the twister first touched down East of the town of Palmetto and simply north of Johnson Street and east of Bowen Street close to a house the place a number of timber had been snapped and uprooted.”

The twister reportedly continued east-northeast, going over Tatum Street and working into a big warehouse, the place officers stated “a number of semi-tractor trailers had been flipped their facet or tossed over an embankment on the northeast facet of the warehouse.”

After, NWS stated extra timber had been snapped and uprooted in a close-by patch of woods past the trailers because the twister moved into an space with a “Lowe’s warehouse the place a small portion of the roof was peeled again,” as seen by a FCEMA drone.

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