2 tornadoes confirmed from Sunday's severe weather - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

2 tornadoes confirmed from Sunday's severe weather

(WTVM) - Two tornadoes have been confirmed from Sunday afternoon's severe weather system passing through the Chattahoochee Valley. 

The strongest tornado was confirmed in Upson County, GA, in the town of Thomaston, where damage was created by an EF-2 tornado. More information on the damage created and the path of this storm will be made available by the National Weather Service Storm Survey team on Tuesday. 

The first recorded tornado, according to the National Weather Service Storm Survey team, was a recorded EF-1 that traveled from Barbour County, AL to Stewart County, GA at around 2:30 p.m. CST. The tornado touched down approximately 1.8 miles southeast of Lakepoint Resort State Park and over wooded swampland. The tornado uprooted and tore up hundreds of trees.  as it tracked northeast. 

Also of note: storm damage along I-85 in Troup County, GA was caused by thunderstorm winds and not associated with any tornado-related activity. 

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