While the National Weather Service has confirmed at least 12 tornadoes touched down in Georgia during a storm system that cross the state Sunday night and Monday morning, weather observers have not yet offered complete details on the track of one twister that apparently originated in Hall County.
Hall County Emergency Management Agency Director Casey Ramsey said in an email statement he is still waiting for confirmation from officials in Peachtree City related to the Habersham County tornado that was confirmed by the NWS Greenville-Spartanburg office.
"I am able to say that the tornado did originate inside Hall County at Mud Creek Road prior to traveling into Habersham County," Ramsey said. "This was a wooded area and no personal property was affected. An official track will be released soon by Peachtree City."
Ramsey said he did not think Hall County had enough damage to warrant individual assistance from FEMA, but he said overall damage from across the county would help determine that. He asked anyone with storm damage to complete an emergency form on the Hall County website. (Follow this link to find the form: https://www.crisistrack.com/public/hallGA/citizenRequest.html )
"This simply helps Emergency Management gauge damage throughout the county and be able to report good and accurate information to the National Weather Service," Ramsey said. "Sometimes we also are able to gain information from our citizens on areas that we were not initially made aware of."
The storm system struck Hall County in the early-morning hours of Monday, April 13. No injuries were reported although 12 people were displaced when theire homes were damaged.