Tornado Confirmed in Meigs County

Decatur Vec 2

(Courtesy: VEC)

DECATUR, Tenn. (WDEF)- The National Weather Service in Morristown confirmed that a tornado touched down in Meigs County on Thursday morning.

They say an EF-0 tornado with winds of 75 miles per hour touched down at 11:50 A-M just outsid of Decatur.

It crossed Highway 58 and caused damage to trees and outbuildings before lifting after a half mile path.

This was one of three tornadoes to touch down across East Tennesseee.

The storms on Thursday killed at least nine people in Alabama and Georgia

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