NWS classifies Saturday’s tornado

Published: Mar. 27, 2023 at 11:52 AM CDT
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HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) -The National Weather Service of Tallahassee rated a tornado that passed through eastern Houston County Saturday.

The tornado that touched town at around 9 a.m. Saturday, was classified as an EF-0.

According to the NWS, the storm was 50 yards wide and traveled for close to 5 miles.

A tornadic cell produced damage along county road 75, minor roof damage, and significant damage to a home due to a tree falling.

A statement from the NWS, " The damage was consistent with an EF0 tornado with peak winds of approximately 80 mph.”

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