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EF1 tornado hits 3 counties around Montgomery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The National Weather Service in Birmingham confirms one Good Friday tornado that cut a 26-mile path through three counties.

Meteorologist Mark Linharris said Saturday that Friday' storm in Montgomery, Macon and Bullock counties was an EF1 with winds estimated at 100 to 110 mph. He said he knew of no injuries or fatalities which he called "fantastic."

Linharris said there was roof damage to many homes and an apartment in the area, at least three barns destroyed or damaged and hundreds of trees knocked down, cutting power in some instances.

He said he knew there would be more tornadoes reported from Weather Service teams still do their assessments in other parts of the state.

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