NWS: Tornado touches down in Clinch Co.

CLINCH CO., GA (WALB) - The National Weather Service in Jacksonville conducted a storm survey on Saturday and determined that an EF-1 tornado with maximum winds near 100 mph touched down in far northern Clinch County near the Atkinson County line.

The tornado touched down just east of Highway 221 and was on the ground for 7 miles with a maximum width of one-half mile.

There is significant damage to one home, uprooted trees, but mostly snapped trees.

There are no reported injuries at this time.

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