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NWS confirms tornado in Early Co.

(Source:  National Weather Service, Tallahassee (Source: National Weather Service, Tallahassee

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has confirmed that an EF1 tornado touched down in Early County Sunday. The tornado was on the ground for 39 miles with damage starting in Jackson County, Florida and continuing through Houston County, Alabama. The tornado ended in Early County.

Among the damage, downed trees, power lines, structural damage and railroad cars flipped off the track. Debris was blown east of Highway 27 in Early County, but the tornado did not cross the highway.

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