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West and northwest flow overhead a moist airmass on Wednesday, April 8th, brought widespread showers and thunderstorms to the southeast. Several of these became severe across the region. The strongest storms brought sporadic wind damage and some hail to the region. One storm also brought a likely tornado just north of Valdosta, GA and in Lanier and Berrien counties. Tornado survey is planned after coordination with local officials. 

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A storm-following zoom of the supercell that spawned a tornado across Berrien and Lanier counties. As the tornado lifted west of Lakeland, GA, The storm also caused damage from straight line winds to the south of where the tornado lifted as the storm surged ahead.   Satellite Imagery of this storm system as it proceeded through the region on Tuesday afternoon of March 31. 
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