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Small Craft Advisory

Statement as of 9:02 PM EST on January 23, 2017

Expires 10:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 10 am EST
Tuesday...

* impacts... wind and or wave conditions will be hazardous to
small craft.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

During a Small Craft Advisory... inexperienced mariners...
especially those operating smaller vessels... should avoid
navigating in hazardous conditions.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:52 PM EST on January 23, 2017

Expires 1:45 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Two EF1 tornadoes confirmed in Screven County...

... Tornado confirmed near 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven
County Georgia...

Location... 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven County Georgia
date... January 21, 2017
estimated time... 230 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
beginning lat/Lon... 32.8247 / -81.7595
ending lat/Lon... 32.8308 / -81.7568
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary. A final assessment
including complete results of the survey are expected to be completed
and transmitted via a public information statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven County Georgia
on January 21, 2017.

An eyewitness indicated that a tornado passed near the intersection of
Bay Branch Road and buttermilk Road around 230 PM on Saturday,
January 21, 2017. The tornado damaged a large metal garage and snapped
or uprooted an estimated 50-75 trees.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven
County Georgia...

Location... 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... January 21, 2017
estimated time... 259 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
beginning lat/Lon... 32.7818 / -81.6067
ending lat/Lon... 32.8013 / -81.5734
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary. A final assessment
including complete results of the survey are expected to be completed
and transmitted via a public information statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
on January 21, 2017.

The tornado track began within the Friendship Memorial Park off of
Friendship Road, toppling burial markers. The tornado continued
toward the intersection of Friendship Road and Newington Highway,
ending after crossing McBride Circle. The tornado damaged a fire
station and at least two homes.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Ned

1052 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Two EF1 tornadoes confirmed in Screven County...

... Tornado confirmed near 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven
County Georgia...

Location... 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven County Georgia
date... January 21, 2017
estimated time... 230 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
beginning lat/Lon... 32.8247 / -81.7595
ending lat/Lon... 32.8308 / -81.7568
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary. A final assessment
including complete results of the survey are expected to be completed
and transmitted via a public information statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven County Georgia
on January 21, 2017.

An eyewitness indicated that a tornado passed near the intersection of
Bay Branch Road and buttermilk Road around 230 PM on Saturday,
January 21, 2017. The tornado damaged a large metal garage and snapped
or uprooted an estimated 50-75 trees.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven
County Georgia...

Location... 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... January 21, 2017
estimated time... 259 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
beginning lat/Lon... 32.7818 / -81.6067
ending lat/Lon... 32.8013 / -81.5734
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary. A final assessment
including complete results of the survey are expected to be completed
and transmitted via a public information statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
on January 21, 2017.

The tornado track began within the Friendship Memorial Park off of
Friendship Road, toppling burial markers. The tornado continued
toward the intersection of Friendship Road and Newington Highway,
ending after crossing McBride Circle. The tornado damaged a fire
station and at least two homes.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Ned


1052 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Two EF1 tornadoes confirmed in Screven County...

... Tornado confirmed near 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven
County Georgia...

Location... 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven County Georgia
date... January 21, 2017
estimated time... 230 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
beginning lat/Lon... 32.8247 / -81.7595
ending lat/Lon... 32.8308 / -81.7568
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary. A final assessment
including complete results of the survey are expected to be completed
and transmitted via a public information statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado near 5 miles north of Woodcliff in Screven County Georgia
on January 21, 2017.

An eyewitness indicated that a tornado passed near the intersection of
Bay Branch Road and buttermilk Road around 230 PM on Saturday,
January 21, 2017. The tornado damaged a large metal garage and snapped
or uprooted an estimated 50-75 trees.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


... Tornado confirmed 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven
County Georgia...

Location... 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
date... January 21, 2017
estimated time... 259 PM
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 90 mph
beginning lat/Lon... 32.7818 / -81.6067
ending lat/Lon... 32.8013 / -81.5734
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

* the information in this statement is preliminary. A final assessment
including complete results of the survey are expected to be completed
and transmitted via a public information statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

... Summary...
the National Weather Service in Charleston SC has confirmed a
tornado 2.75 miles northeast of Sylvania in Screven County Georgia
on January 21, 2017.

The tornado track began within the Friendship Memorial Park off of
Friendship Road, toppling burial markers. The tornado continued
toward the intersection of Friendship Road and Newington Highway,
ending after crossing McBride Circle. The tornado damaged a fire
station and at least two homes.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.Gov/chs.

For reference... the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0... wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1... wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2... wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3... wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4... wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5... wind speeds greater than 200 mph.


Ned


247 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey finds EF-0 tornado in Tattnall County...

The National Weather Service office in Charleston SC has
determined that an EF-0 tornado occurred 9 miles W of Glennville
in Tattnall County Georgia on Saturday 1/21/2017. The survey team
found 5 Chicken coop/shed buildings heavily damaged with
scattered metal roofing downwind about 500 yards. Minor shingle
damage was noted on one home on all sides. Also, 5-10 trees were
down with 2 of those uprooted. The damage occurred near the
intersection of Highway 178 and rushing Boone Road.

A final assessment including complete results of the survey are
expected to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

It will also be available on our website... which can be found at
weather.Gov/chs.


Bsh


247 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey finds EF-0 tornado in Tattnall County...

The National Weather Service office in Charleston SC has
determined that an EF-0 tornado occurred 9 miles W of Glennville
in Tattnall County Georgia on Saturday 1/21/2017. The survey team
found 5 Chicken coop/shed buildings heavily damaged with
scattered metal roofing downwind about 500 yards. Minor shingle
damage was noted on one home on all sides. Also, 5-10 trees were
down with 2 of those uprooted. The damage occurred near the
intersection of Highway 178 and rushing Boone Road.

A final assessment including complete results of the survey are
expected to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

It will also be available on our website... which can be found at
weather.Gov/chs.


Bsh

247 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey finds EF-0 tornado in Tattnall County...

The National Weather Service office in Charleston SC has
determined that an EF-0 tornado occurred 9 miles W of Glennville
in Tattnall County Georgia on Saturday 1/21/2017. The survey team
found 5 Chicken coop/shed buildings heavily damaged with
scattered metal roofing downwind about 500 yards. Minor shingle
damage was noted on one home on all sides. Also, 5-10 trees were
down with 2 of those uprooted. The damage occurred near the
intersection of Highway 178 and rushing Boone Road.

A final assessment including complete results of the survey are
expected to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

It will also be available on our website... which can be found at
weather.Gov/chs.


Bsh


132 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey finds EF-1 tornado near Ft. Stewart Georgia...

The National Weather Service office in Charleston SC has
determined that an EF-1 tornado occurred 11 miles NNW of Ft.
Stewart in Liberty County Georgia on Sunday 1/22/2017. The team
found approximately 100 trees snapped and 50 uprooted along a
path that crossed Georgia Highway 119.

A final assessment including complete results of the survey are
expected to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

It will also be available on our website... which can be found at
weather.Gov/chs.


Cb

132 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey finds EF-1 tornado near Ft. Stewart Georgia...

The National Weather Service office in Charleston SC has
determined that an EF-1 tornado occurred 11 miles NNW of Ft.
Stewart in Liberty County Georgia on Sunday 1/22/2017. The team
found approximately 100 trees snapped and 50 uprooted along a
path that crossed Georgia Highway 119.

A final assessment including complete results of the survey are
expected to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

It will also be available on our website... which can be found at
weather.Gov/chs.


Cb


132 PM EST Mon Jan 23 2017

... Storm survey finds EF-1 tornado near Ft. Stewart Georgia...

The National Weather Service office in Charleston SC has
determined that an EF-1 tornado occurred 11 miles NNW of Ft.
Stewart in Liberty County Georgia on Sunday 1/22/2017. The team
found approximately 100 trees snapped and 50 uprooted along a
path that crossed Georgia Highway 119.

A final assessment including complete results of the survey are
expected to be completed and transmitted via a public information
statement by Tuesday 1/24/2017.

It will also be available on our website... which can be found at
weather.Gov/chs.


Cb


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