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'Extremely dangerous tornado' hits southwest Georgia community

It happened Monday in Early County, which is southwest of Albany, Georgia, at around 4:45 p.m.

DAMASCUS, Ga. — A tornado hit a small south Georgia community on Monday just northeast of the city of Damascus. 

It happened in Early County, which is southwest of Albany, Georgia, at around 4:45 p.m. 

The tornado uprooted several trees and caused significant damage to a double-wide mobile home and a single-family home in the area, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Tallahassee. 

At least one person was injured in what the NWS called an "extremely dangerous tornado."

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all in the Demascus, Georgia area who may have been impacted by this storm," Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said.