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Winter Storm to Impact Eastern U.S.

A major Winter Storm will impact the eastern U.S. on Sunday into Monday. The highest snowfall totals are expected along the spine of the Appalachians as well as across the lower Great Lakes. The most significant icing is expected over the Carolinas this morning. Significant impacts to travel across these regions are expected. Read More >

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
452 AM EDT SUN MAR 23 2008

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0938 PM TORNADO 1 NW ATLANTA 33.77N 84.43W
03/14/2008 F2 FULTON GA NWS STORM SURVEY

*** 1 FATAL, 30 INJ *** NWS DAMAGE SURVEY CONCLUDED AN
EF2 TORNADO OCCURRED. THE PATH LENGTH WAS 6 MILES LONG
AND MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH WAS 200 YARDS WIDE. THE TORNADO
TOUCHED DOWN NEAR SIMPSON AND BURBANK ROAD AT 938 PM. IT
MOVED ACROSS DOWNTOWN ATLANTA AND LIFTED AT THE CORNER OF
BRAEBURN AND JOSEPHINE ROAD IN WESTERN DEKALB COUNTY. THE
FATALITY OCCURRED ON DECATUR STREET ACROSS FROM THE MLK
MARTA STATION.