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BRYAN COUNTY, Ga. €” The National Weather Service estimates that a tornado that left one woman dead in southeast Georgia earlier this month was the strongest one to hit the U.S. this year. The tornado hit Pembroke, Georgia, in Bryan County on April 4.

Above video: Tornado spotted in Bryan County on Highway 280 This was only the 11th EF-4 tornado in Georgia since 1950. The last EF-4 tornado to hit the state occurred on March 25, 2021 when a strong tornado tore a path of destruction through parts of Heard, Coweta, Fayette counties.

The 2008 Atlanta tornado outbreak was a destructive and deadly tornado outbreak that affected the Southeastern United States on March 14–15, 2008. 2008 Atlanta tornado outbreak.Tornado (shadow at left), after going through downtown AtlantaDamage>$250 millionAreas affectedAlabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina

Georgia Tornado Strongest Of The Year In US With Winds Up To 185 Mph

BRYAN COUNTY, Ga. €” The National Weather Service estimates that a tornado that left one woman dead in southeast Georgia earlier this month was the strongest one to hit the U.S. this year. The tornado hit Pembroke, Georgia, in Bryan County on April 4.

Georgia Tornado Strongest Of The Year In US With Winds Up To 185 Mph

BRYAN COUNTY, Ga. €” The National Weather Service estimates that a tornado that left one woman dead in southeast Georgia earlier this month was the strongest one to hit the U.S. this year. The tornado hit Pembroke, Georgia, in Bryan County on April 4.

— The National Weather Service estimates that a tornado that left one woman dead in southeast Georgia earlier this month was the strongest one to hit the U.S. this year. The tornado hit Pembroke, Georgia, in Bryan County on April 4. Belinda Thompson, 66, was killed and 12 people were injured.

A violent EF4 tornado in Black Creek, Georgia resulted in one fatality as it destroyed several neighborhoods and another large EF3 tornado caused widespread heavy tree damage northeast of Ulmer, South Carolina. Tornado outbreak of April 4–7, 2022.Confirmed tornadoes and tornado warnings on April 4–6TypeTornado outbreakDurationApril 4–7, 2022

Georgia Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Although Georgia has seen a few EF-4 tornadoes, with the most recent one on April 27, 2011 in Catoosa County, the state has never recorded an EF-5 tornado. In Georgia, tornadoes are often hard to see as they are wrapped in areas of rain and hail. The hilly terrain can also limit your ability to see a tornado.

Georgia Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Georgia Tornado Index City RankRankTornado Index –¼City / Population1.289.44Marietta, GA / 58,4362.286.98Fair Oaks, GA / 8,5333.283.61Kennesaw, GA / 31,3584.279.37Smyrna, GA / 52,922

Although Georgia has seen a few EF-4 tornadoes, with the most recent one on April 27, 2011 in Catoosa County, the state has never recorded an EF-5 tornado. In Georgia, tornadoes are often hard to see as they are wrapped in areas of rain and hail. The hilly terrain can also limit your ability to see a tornado.

The tornado hit Pembroke, Georgia, in Bryan County on April 4. Belinda Thompson, 66, was killed and 12 people were injured.

Atlanta Weather: What You Need To Know If There's A Tornado

Peak months for tornado activity in Georgia are March, April and May €” so, pretty much now. Before you get an alert or hear a siren, you should make sure you're prepared.

Atlanta Weather: What You Need To Know If There's A Tornado

TORNADO NUMBER TEN - THE JARRELL TORNADO - MAY 27, 1997 The Jarrell tornado is the last confirmed F5 tornado in the state of Texas.

Tornado danger signs: Before a tornado hits, the wind may die down and the air may become very still. This is the calm before the storm. Tornadoes generally occur near the trailing edge of a thunderstorm and it is not uncommon to see clear, sunlit skies behind a tornado.