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NWS: Tornado traveled through Fannin County during Saturday's storm

The wind peaked at 100 piles per hour.

FANNIN COUNTY, Ga. — The National Weather Service confirmed that a second tornado touched down over the weekend as storms swept through Georgia.

NWS surveyors said an EF-1 tornado went through Fannin County on Saturday just before 5:30 p.m.

The twister's wind peaked at 100 piles per hour. The tornado started near Deep Hole Campground Road south of Morganton Highway. It traveled east-northeast along Morganton Highway, bringing down hundreds of trees.

The tornado traveled 3.4 miles.

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The NWS also said a 40-foot steel radio tower at the Fannin County Fire Station was blown down during the storm. 

At least four homes were damaged from fallen trees. The tornado weakened and dissipated near a cemetery close to the Union County line.

Another tornado crossed from  Paulding into Cobb County on Saturday. That EF-0 tornado traveled  nearly 4 miles.


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