Strong to severe thunderstorms moved across the South Tuesday, bringing all severe weather parameters (large hail, wind damage and tornadoes). Here’s Tuesday’s storm reports:
There were 44 reported tornadoes from Mississippi to South Carolina, along with 123 wind damage reports and 16 reports of large hail. One person was killed and a dozen injured by at tornado at Pembroke GA. Injuries were reported at Allendale SC and Monetta SC. Winds to 77 mph hit Crestview, FL. Golfball-sized hail pelted Ellabell GA.
Here’s the severe reports from Monday. No tornadoes, but 53 reports of wind damage (including five reports in NE Washington State) and 41 reports of large hail, including reports of hail up to egg size in Fannin MS, Linden AL and La Belle FL.
Here’s the Severe Weather Reports for Wed. (4/6). There were 13 reports of tornadoes, 12 of them in Georgia. The 13th tornado was at Palm Beach Gardens FL, where they measured a gust to 78 mph. No injuries were reported.
Here’s the storm reports from Thursday. Fortunately, no tornadoes were reported. There were 26 reports of wind damage, including an 82 mph gust at the Treasure Coast Airport in St. Lucie Co., Florida. We had 24 reports of large hail, including baseball-sized hail at Galivants Ferry, South Carolina.
Above is the Severe Weather Outlook Area for Monday 4/11. Severe storms and possible tornadoes are possible in “Tornado Alley”, which runs from S Kansas to N Texas.
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