Columbia County Tornado Upgraded

WNRR Augusta – (Columbia County Emergency Management) – The following was released Tuesday Morning by Columbia County EMA:

The National Weather Service advised me this morning that the tornado that ripped through northern Columbia County on Saturday evening is being upgraded from an EF0 to an EF1.This upgrade in scale is based on the damage that occurred to the mobile homes on Ray Owens Road.  An EF0 is primary related to trees uprooted and broken branches…but an EF1 tornado has wind speeds of 86 to 110 mph…in which mobile homes overturned or badly damaged


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