Storm spawns tornado that damaged homes, trees in Georgia

ADEL, Ga. (AP) — Officials have confirmed a storm that tore through southwest Georgia spawned a tornado that damaged homes, flipped trailers and mowed down trees along a path nearly 6 miles long. The National Weather Service reported Monday that damage observed in the rural community of Adel appears to have come from a twister with peak winds estimated at 115 mph. The tornado struck Sunday evening west of Interstate 75. The weather service says a home sustained significant damage and sheets of metal were tossed 100 feet. Falling trees struck several homes in the area and a motor home was destroyed. No deaths or serious injuries were reported.

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