Tornadoes reportedly touch down in Southwest Georgia on Sunday




An apparent funnel cloud spotted in Doerun, Ga. on Sunday, Nov. 1.
At about 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, the National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for NW Colquitt and SE Mitchell Counties Moving NE at 25 MPH.
At about 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, the National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for NW Colquitt and SE Mitchell Counties Moving NE at 25 MPH.

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee reports tornadoes briefly touched down Sunday in Grady and Colquitt counties.

One of the hardest hit areas was on Pine Level Road in Grady County where several trees toppled and at least one home sustained major damage. The National Weather Service has confirmed Monday that a brief tornado touched down near the intersection of Pine Level and Ridge Road at 3:45 p.m. The tornado traveled 0.1 miles and had a maximum width of 50 yards. The estimated wind speed was 75 miles per hour.

Damaged trees reflected some of the damage from an EF0 tornado that briefly touched down in northern Grady County on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.
Damaged trees reflected some of the damage from an EF0 tornado that briefly touched down in northern Grady County on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.

In Colquitt County, near Hartsfield, a home sustained roof and siding damage after a brief tornado also touched down there at 4:43 p.m. on Sunday The tornado traveled 0.05 miles and had a maximum width of 25 yards. The estimated wind speed was 65 miles per hour.

A funnel cloud was spotted in Mitchell County during the tornado watch period. A resident of Sale City recorded video of a funnel cloud passing over some trees.

Doerun Police reported a brief tornado touchdown.

There were no reports of injuries.

National Weather Service officials visited Southwest Georgia Monday to survey the damage and determine the strength of the tornadoes. Both tornadoes were classified as EF0, the smallest on a scale of 0-5.

(WALB)

An apparent funnel cloud spotted in Doerun, Ga. on Sunday, Nov. 1.
An apparent funnel cloud spotted in Doerun, Ga. on Sunday, Nov. 1.
An apparent funnel cloud spotted in Doerun, Ga. on Sunday, Nov. 1.
An apparent funnel cloud spotted in Doerun, Ga. on Sunday, Nov. 1.

Video taken from a tornado that hit near Friendswood, Texas, on Sunday, Nov. 1:

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