National Weather Service confirms tornado in Waycross

Survey team reports

National Weather Service confirms tornado in Waycross
(Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - On our First Alert Weather Day, Feb. 6, there were multiple severe thunderstorm warnings and less than a handful tornado warnings. The strong low pressure system moved through Georgia and South Carolina and caused some significant damage in some parts of both states. The National Weather Service out of Jacksonville sent out a survey team for the report of a tornado in Waycross. They found that a brief EF-0 touched down on the southwest side of the city near the CSX transportation crossroads.

Peak wind was 85mph

Path Length: .18 miles

Path Width: 50 yards

The event lasted only two minutes beginning at 8:05 p.m. until 8:07 p.m., starting .42 miles southwest of Waycross and ending .30 miles southwest of Waycross.

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