NWS confirms two tornadoes in Bartow County

April 15, 2020–6:21 a.m.


Bartow County had two confirmed tornadoes during the Sunday evening/Monday morning storms that rolled through the area, according to a survey by the National Weather Service.

The first was an EF-0 tornado that hit in Cartersville.

An EF-0 has winds of 65 to 85 miles per hour with the potential for causing minor damage to homes and toppling shallow-rooted trees.

The second was a weak EF-1 tornado that touched down in White on Bells Ferry Road.

An EF-1 has winds of 86 to 110 miles per hour that can cause significant damage to homes and overturn mobile homes.

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