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Friday August 28th, 2015 3:18PM

NWS: Banks County damage caused by EF1 tornado

By Rob Moore Reporter
HOMER - National Weather Service officials have determined storm damage in Banks County overnight Wednesday was caused by a tornado.

"I've been doing preliminary damage assessments today and have been out with the National Weather Service, who confirmed that it was an EF1 with at least a 200-yard-wide track that we were able to track for at least nine miles," said Banks County Emergency Management Agency Director Deidra Moore.

An EF1 tornado means wind speeds were 86
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