TORNADO CONFIRMED IN GRAYSON/CARROLL COUNTY...

  • DATE...Wed May 6, 2009
  • ESTIMATED TIME...10:25 TO 10:29 PM
  • LOCATION...3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GALAX
  • EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
  • ESTIMATED WIND SPEED...75-85 MPH
  • PATH WIDTH...15-20 YARDS
  • PATH LENGTH...1.8 MILES

...SUMMARY...
AN EF0 TORNADO WAS INTERMITTENTLY ON THE GROUND APPROXIMATELY 1.8
MILES FROM THE INTERSECTION OF PEAKS MOUNTAIN ROAD ALONG MARTHAS
FORD ROAD EAST-NORTHEAST TO THE INTERSECTION WITH DICKEY ROAD.

SEVERAL DOZEN TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED AND ONE STRUCTURE WAS
SLIGHTLY DAMAGED BY A FALLING TREE.