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NWS Ranks Tornado in Dale Co. an EF-1

storm near leafed plants

Officials say the tornado that ripped through part of Dale County was an EF-1.  The National Weather Service reports the twister had wind speeds of 105 mph, was just over 1,000 yards wide and was on the ground for 4.4 miles.   A few homes lost part or all their roofs and there several trees damaged but no reports of injuries.