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August 17, 2015: Covington County EF-0 Tornado

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Event Summary
This tornado downed numerous large limbs and snapped off the tops of several trees along its path. Two powerpoles were downed when limbs fell on powerlines, taking the poles down. A carport was flipped by the tornado.

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Estimated Maximum Wind: 75 mph
Fatalities/Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 2.8 miles
Maximum Path Width: 100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

4.0 SW Collins
4:14 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

2.0 SSE Collins
4:19 pm