Weather service confirms tornado in Gilmer County

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Updated: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:15:16 EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The National Weather Service says storms this week spawned a tornado that left a telltale path of destruction in north Georgia.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-ajc.com/1ttwS25 ) a weather survey team confirmed Friday that a tornado touched down Wednesday afternoon in Gilmer County near the Georgia-Tennessee state line.

Weather service meteorologist Carly Kobacik said the twister was on the lower end of the scale, likely an EF1. But it damaged trees along a path a mile long.

Kobacik said the survey team was still gathering details Friday.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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