The EF-1 tornado touched down at 4:46 p.m. near the Eli Whitney community in the southern part of the county.
The twister had peak winds of 110 mph and a path length of 1.25 miles, the NWS said, with a max width of 200 yards.
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No deaths or injuries were reported.
The extent of damage was not immediately available.
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