Ft. Pulaski, Cockspur Island closed indefinitely due to Tuesday's severe weather

Ft. Pulaski, Cockspur Island closed indefinitely due to Tuesday's severe weather

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Fort Pulaski and Cockspur Island are closed indefinitely due to Tuesday's severe weather, the park announced via Facebook.

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-1 tornado crossed the east end of the island just after 6 p.m.

The fort itself sustained minimal damage. Most of the destruction occurred at the park's Visitor Center complex and must be assessed for structural integrity.

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