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The National Weather Service in Columbia confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down in Evans, Georgia on March 3rd, 2019. 

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Numerous hardwood and softwood trees were uprooted and snapped along the path of tornado. Extensive damage occurred to a home along Magnolia Lane. This included roof damage, damage to windows, a garage door and two vehicles. As the tornado continued northeast it produced damage in the Summerhill Neighborhood. Significant damage occurred to a wooden fence and a small shed. One home loss a significant amount of siding to one side and other homes had damage to shingled roofs and fascia board. Additionally, two ac compressor units were damaged and overturned. The tornado then crossed William Few Parkway and produced extensive tree damage in the Knob Hill Neighborhood, especially near the playground.


Statistics Summary of the EF-2 Tornado in Evans, GA on March 3rd, 2019

Location Estimated Start Time Maximum EF-Scale Rating Estimated Maximum Wind Speed Maximum Path Width Path Length Fatalities Injuries
Evans, GA 5:44 PM EF2 120 MPH 100 yards 1.52 miles 0 0

*This information is preliminary and subject to change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS Storm Data.


Photos from across the Region (click for a larger image)
Aerial view of downed trees
Aerial View of Gas Station Damage
Aerial View of Tree Damage.