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National Weather Service confirms EF-0 tornado touched down in Cook County

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Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 1:20 PM EDT
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COOK COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) - The National Weather Service in Tallahassee says an EF-0 tornado with winds of 75 mph touched down in Cook County on Wednesday.

NWS confirmed this at 12:43 p.m. via Twitter.

According to the NWS, the tornado started around 4:26 p.m. in Cecil and ended two minutes later. Cook County emergency managers gave photos of tree and powerline damage along MJ Taylor Road which appeared to be a “tornadic debris signature" on the Moddy Air Force Base Radar, NWS says. No other damage was seen in the area.

No injuries or deaths were reported in this weather event.

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