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NWS confirms EF-1 tornado in Elbert County

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ELBERT COUNTY, GA (WSPA) — The National Weather Service confirmed Monday’s severe storms resulted in an EF-1 tornado in Elbert County, Georgia.

NWS said the tornado touched down around 1:41pm in Elberton with an estimated peak wind of 105 mph.

A landscaping business collapsed along Bowman Highway during the tornado.

The tornado was only on the ground for a few hundred feet, the NWS said.

Several trees were snapped or uprooted near the landscaping company’s building.

No injuries were reported in the tornado.

The same storm also caused damage across parts of Abbeville and Greenwood counties.

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