National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado in Decatur County

Posted at 1:20 AM, Apr 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-17 06:12:26-04

DECATUR CO., GA (WALB) - The National Weather Service in Tallahassee, Florida has confirmed an EF-1 hit Decatur County on Sunday.

On Friday and Saturday respectively, WTXL and WALB issued a First Alert Weather Day for Sunday as storms headed into the area from the west.

On Sunday morning, several counties were under a tornado warning.

The NWS confirmed that a brief tornado did hit Decatur County with max winds at 90 - 95 mph.

According to the NWS, the path length of the tornado was 0.46 miles and had a width of 31 yards. 

The NWS confirmed that the tornado caused trees to snap and become uprooted.

No injuries were reported.

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