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Quitman County, GA

Date Time (LST) F/EF-Scale Length (Miles) Maximum Width (Yards) Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Source*
12/5/1954 330 pm F2 8 100 0 0 $250,000 G, SD, SPC

Moved NE from Eufaula, Alabama. In Georgia, one person was injured as a fire tower was blown down south of Lumpkin. The funnel turned NE, killing one person and destroying small homes at "Pleasant Valley," midway between Lumpkin and Richland. Two homes were destroyed near the end of the track at "Red Hill," 3m N of Richland.

3/1/2007 336 pm EF0 0.9 50 0 0 $1,000 G, SD, SPC

The tornado moved from Clay County into Quitman County along Hatcher Road before it lifted. Numerous trees were snapped.

3/26/2011 535 pm EF0 0.12 10 0 0 0 G, SD, SPC

The Eufaula police department reported a tornado on the ground near Georgetown. However, no damage was reported.

*Sources

G - Grazulis, T. P., 1993: Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991.  A Chronology and Analysis of Events. Environmental Films, Tornado Project, St. Johsnbury, VT.
SD - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1950-2009: Storm Data. National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC.
SPC - Storm Prediction Center Database