National Weather Service releases preliminary report on EF-3 tornado that hit Troup County

Published 9:06 am Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has released preliminary information about the tornado that hit Troup County on Sunday morning.

The tornado was an EF-3, with estimated peak winds at 150 MPH. Its path was estimated at 20.65 miles.

The tornado started at 6:49 a.m. with an end time of 7:19 a.m., per the preliminary report, ending in Pine Mountain.

NWS said a boundary draped across Central Georgia served as the focal point for strong to severe thunderstorm development as a disturbance passed through the Southeast on Sunday.

Several supercells developed as a result.