LEESBURG, Ga. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado hit southwest Georgia on Thursday.
A preliminary survey shows a twister with top winds of 100 mph struck in Lee County.
The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale, traveled more than 10 miles from a spot on U.S. 19 south of Leesburg.
The twister traveled northeast with a maximum width of 50 yards, dissipating northeast of Leesburg.
The tornado ripped a carport of a home and damaged a garage on one residence.
The tornado also snapped and uprooted trees and destroyed a shed. No one was injured.