The National Weather Service has confirmed that 2 tornadoes touched down in central Georgia on Saturday.
The following are official statements from the National Weather Service in Peachtree City confirming the touchdown of 2 tornadoes during Saturday's severe weather:
A National Weather Service assessment team determined that an EF-0 tornado occurred in North Dooly County.
The weak EF-0 tornado initially touched down around 4:15 PM with winds around 80 mph along Old National Road northwest of Pinehurst where several trees were downed.
The weak tornado lifted and briefly touched down again along Highway 41 near Taylor road where several trees were uprooted.
The damage path was sporadic as the weak tornado would quickly lift after only brief touch downs along the 5.5 mile long path.
The final tree damage noted was along 3rd District Road just north of Highway 27 where several trees were downed.
Overall an estimated 15 trees were downed or snapped and one power pole was downed.
A National Weather Service assessment team determined that an EF-1 tornado occurred in southeast Macon County.
The tornado initially touched down around 3:45 PM as an EF-0 with winds around 75 mph along Highway 128 just north of Oglethorpe.
The tornado then strengthened to an EF-1 with maximum winds near 110 mph along highway 49 near Four Points where a house was destroyed and numerous trees were snapped and uprooted.
The tornado continued east-southeast causing significant damage along Mennonite School Road just north of Highway 26 where 2 large chicken houses were completely destroyed and another was significantly damaged.
The tornado lifted as an EF-0 near Five Points along Highway 26.
Overall an estimated 25 trees were downed or snapped. Around 5 houses received roof damage. One house lost its porch and another house was completely destroyed. Three large chicken houses were damaged or destroyed and one barn roof was lifted off.