Hwy. 41 and Elm St. in Adairsville. Businesses gone, houses gone. Our truck 250 feet from where it was parked. Can't get into town. Our farm was passed but flooded of course. Pray for the community. (Courtesy Heather Woodall)
ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. -- The National Weather Service issued a report on Thursday from its survey of damage caused by severe weather in northern Georgia one day prior.
A supercell thunderstorm ran through northwest Bartow and central Gordon counties from 11:15 - 11:55 on Wednesday morning.
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The tornado was rated as a high end EF-3, making it a strong storm, 136-165 miles-per-hour, according to the report's Fujita Scale classifications.
They estimated the peak wind at 160 miles-per-hour, with a path length of 21.8 miles and a width of 900 yards.
This storm caused one fatality and 17 injuries, including nine in Bartow Co. and eight in Gordon Co.
The report continued to say the storm impacted at least 268 structures in Gordon County alone, of which were 202 single family homes and 66 were mobile homes, 110 were considered to have major damage and 30 were completely destroyed. 70 homes had minor damage.
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As reported, at least 95 structures were damaged in Bartow County, 17 had major damage and 47 had minor damage. Most of the reported damage was from trees falling on homes in downtown Adairsville.
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Meteorologists are continuing to assess damage in Bartow County; which they say is ongoing. They expect to survey additional damage.