National Weather Service Designates Walker County as a StormReady County

LaFayette, GA (June 16, 2021) – The National Weather Service (NWS) has designated Walker County as a StormReady County. The four-year designation provides continued recognition of the county’s efforts to reach a high level of severe weather preparedness. “Walker County is doing its part to minimize the vulnerability of our citizens to extreme weather events,” … Continue reading National Weather Service Designates Walker County as a StormReady County

National Weather Service Confirms EF2 Tornado Struck Walker County

Trion, GA - The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed the tornado that struck Walker County on April 12, 2020 was an EF2 that produced winds up to 125 miles per hour. The storm summary shows at its maximum strength, the tornado stretched 800 yards wide and traveled nearly 16 miles. NWS reports the tornado started … Continue reading National Weather Service Confirms EF2 Tornado Struck Walker County